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Object Name Clock, Shelf
Catalog Number 1997.35
Collection Timepiece
Other Name table clock
Date c. 1810
Description c.1810
Empire style stand made with two semi-circular tables of marble banded with pierced brass. Tables are supported by brass columns surmounted by stylized acorn finials and having four turned feet. Enamel dial signed J. Epine, A Paris. A round brass cannister sits on top of a small marble plinth, with an applied swag, to hold a 30 hour watch movement with verge escapement. Pierced cock holds balance spring. Movement signed J. Epine, A Paris. Movement about 1 3/8 " in diameter.

Maker Jean Antoine L'Epine
Material Marble, brass, enamel, glass
Place of Origin Paris, France