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Clock with the Figure of Friendship Holding a Medallion
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Clock with the Figure of Friendship Holding a Medallion


Description Exhibitions Provenance
Description It was the marchand mercier Simon-Philippe Poirier (c.1720 - 1785) who originally issued such clocks.
Exhibitions
  • Artful Deception: The Craft of the Forger. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore; Edsel & Eleanor Ford House, Grosse Pointe Shores; Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas; Oklahoma City Museum of Art, Oklahoma City; Portland Museum of Art, Portland; The Fine Arts Center at Cheekwood, Nashville; Phoenix Art Museum, Phoenix; Columbia Museum of Art, Columbia; Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento; Elvehjem Museum of Art, Madison; Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester, Rochester; The Barnum Museum, Bridgeport. 1987-1992.
Provenance Acquired by William T. or Henry Walters, Baltimore; by bequest to Walters Art Museum, 1931.

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Creator
Period
ca. 1785
Medium
ormolu and porcelain
(Timepieces, Clocks & Watches)
Accession Number
58.249
Measurements
H: 13 5/8 in. (34.6 cm)
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Location Within Museum
Not On View

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