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Stand

1740-1760 (made)

This is the stand for an elephant clock, the case made by Jacques Caffieri in Paris, ca. 1760 (1008:1-1882).

John Jones, who bequeathed his collection to the museum, displayed the clock on this stand at 95 Piccadilly, his home from 1865 to 1882. An engraving of the clock on the stand was published in William Maskell, Handbook of the Jones Collection (1883), p. 77 fig. 30.


object details
Object Type
Brief Description
for clock; French, 1740-60, ebony & ormolu, Jones Collection
Dimensions
  • Base height: 130mm
  • Base width: 430mm
  • Base depth: 360mm
Credit line
Bequeathed by John Jones
Summary
This is the stand for an elephant clock, the case made by Jacques Caffieri in Paris, ca. 1760 (1008:1-1882).



John Jones, who bequeathed his collection to the museum, displayed the clock on this stand at 95 Piccadilly, his home from 1865 to 1882. An engraving of the clock on the stand was published in William Maskell, Handbook of the Jones Collection (1883), p. 77 fig. 30.
Associated Object
Collection
Accession Number
1008:2-1882

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record createdJune 24, 2009
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