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Lyre-Shaped Clock

Gilt bronze. In the form of two swans, with wings outstretched over-head forming sides of lyre surrmounted by an athemion. Each swan's head on breast, with neck band, body formed of acanthus leaves. Round clock face, plaque covering clock works adorned with Apollo holding his lyre, seated on a...

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Inscription

Stamped 'VIEL-ROBIN' and with a superimposed 'D' and 'L' beneath 'II' on clockworks.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. S. E. Guild

about 1817

Object Place

France

Accession Number

1979.147

Medium or Technique

Metal; bronze

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Furniture