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Table Clock
Henri de Martinot
France: Paris
Brass; tortoise shell; ebony; glass; silver, oak, finials possibly iron, paint
overall: 29 1/2 x 16 1/2 x 5 7/8 in.; 74.93 x 41.91 x 14.9225 cm
Gift of Mrs. Willis R. Michael

Table Clock; a: clock: Louis XIV boulle marquetry and bronze dore case, rounded arched pediment with three acroteria, faced with boulle marquetry panel decorated with motif of crown and double initial of Louis XIV; fleur-de-lis; gilded brass dial with relief figure of Saturn supporting the chapter ring, flanked by pilaster dials with elaborate calendar dials; striking movement; back plate inscribed "Martinot Aux Galeries du Louvres"; back door opens; b-d: three brass figural finials; e: pendulum.