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Cartel Clock

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Bronze doré cisele cartel, large dial set in rococo cartouche garland with flowers and upon which are 2 armours, upper one seated beneath the bowknot cresting, at base smaller floral pendant. Jean Moisy Paris.

Inscription

Backplate of movement engraved Moisy AParis no. 132

Signed

Dial signed Moisy AParis

Marks

stamped twice witha crowned C for 1745-49

Provenance

By 1946, with Rosenberg & Stiebel, New York; April 8, 1946, sold by Rosenberg & Stiebel to Forsyth Wickes, New York and Newport, RI (d. 1964); 1965, bequest of Forsyth Wickes. (Accession Date: December 24, 1965)

Credit Line

Bequest of Forsyth Wickes—The Forsyth Wickes Collection

pendule en cartel

French, about 1745–49

Object Place

France

Dimensions

Overall: 65.8 x 38.5 x 14 cm (25 7/8 x 15 3/16 x 5 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

65.2231

Medium or Technique

Metal; bronze

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Furniture