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Clock case

  • Place of origin:

    Tournai (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1770 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Lecreux, Nicolas (modeller)
    Tournai porcelain factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Soft-paste porcelain

  • Museum number:

    894-1875

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case Z, shelf 4

Physical description

Clock case of soft-paste porcelain and in the form of a scrollwork pedestal on a rocky base, on which is a group of six cupids. The pedestal and rock work are ornamented with leafy branches and trailing sprays of flowers.

Place of Origin

Tournai (made)

Date

ca. 1770 (made)

Artist/maker

Lecreux, Nicolas (modeller)
Tournai porcelain factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Soft-paste porcelain

Marks and inscriptions

'40'
Incised

Dimensions

Height: 40 cm, Width: 15.9 cm

Descriptive line

Clock case of soft-paste porcelain, possibly modelled by N. Lecreux, Tournai porcelain factory, Tournai, ca. 1770.

Production Note

Acquired as Buen Retiro, reattributed to Tournay by Lucien Delplace in 1966; illustrated by Delplace in Considerations sur les Porcelaines de Tournai, 1970, p. 201.

Materials

Soft paste porcelain

Subjects depicted

Flowers; Scrollwork; Leaves; Putti

Categories

Ceramics; Figures & Decorative ceramics; Clocks & Watches; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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