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Clock

Maker:
Auguste-Émile Rinquet-Leprince (1801–1886)
Date:
ca. 1860
Geography:
Made in Paris, France
Medium:
Gilt bronze, porcelain
Dimensions:
28 x 13 5/8 x 10 3/8 in. (71.1 x 34.6 x 26.4 cm)
Classification:
Metal
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Douglas M. Moffat, 1968
Accession Number:
68.165.9a, b
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 774
Marking: stamped on front of clock face in black ink: RINGUET / A PARIS; on pendulum: 214 / 230; on the back of works: RINGUET / A / PARIS / 280; painted on front interior of vase in blue ink: EVANT; printed on paper label inside vase: Murray Hill 2-1791 Established 1875 / M. STEPHEN & Co., Inc. / Watches & Clocks of Superior Quality / Fine Service & Exchange Dept. / 505 Fifth Ave. at 42nd St. / New York / N. Y.; stamped on top of shaft of clock key: 6
John Taylor Johnston, New York, until died 1893; his granddaughter, Mrs. Douglas M. Moffat, New York, until 1968
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