Ormolu and Blue Opaline Clock

Object Name: 
Ormolu and Blue Opaline Clock

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Object Name: 
Ormolu and Blue Opaline Clock
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
2008.3.39
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 44.5 cm, W: 20 cm, D: 13.5 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 1826-1835
Primary Description: 
Blue opaline glass and metal with gilding; blown, assembled. Tall clock has oval shaped metal base with four ornate feet, an oval shaped blue glass lower body with ornate emblem on the face. Next are two stylized dolphins with an ornate metal mount supporting a round scalloped blue glass top section with clock face and mechanism built in. Clock came with metal key for winding and pendulum.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Hirschl & Adler Galleries, Inc., Source
2008-09-08
Inscription: 
Aug. Boussard
signature
In black paint Bottom of dial
F. Nevianno 22 Nov. 1897
signature
Scratched Back of dial Perhaps documenting a cleaning or repair
AG Boussard
signature
Engraved back of dial/visible when disassembled
The Melon Story (2009-07) illustrated, p. 10;