Clock

A work made of hard-paste porcelain, polychrome enamels, and gilding.
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  • A work made of hard-paste porcelain, polychrome enamels, and gilding.

Date:

1727/30

Artist:

Meissen Porcelain Manufactory
German, founded 1710
Modeled by George Fritzsche (German, 1681-1709)
Painted in the manner of Johann Gregor Höroldt (German, active 1720-56; 1763-65)

About this artwork

This rare, monumental clock resembles German case clocks of the period that incorporated Baroque architectural motifs. The chinioserie decoration is rendered in the manner of Johann Gregorius Höroldt, who was the chief painter at Meissen and largely responsible for the early success of the factory.

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European Decorative Art

Artist

Meissen Porcelain Manufactory (Manufacturer)

Title

Clock

Origin

Meissen

Date

1727–1730

Medium

Hard-paste porcelain, polychrome enamels, and gilding

Dimensions

20.8 × 43.8 × 20.3 cm (8 3/16 × 17 1/4 × 8 in.)

Credit Line

Joseph Maier and Arthur Lewis Liebman Memorial: Gift of Kenneth J. Maier, M.D.

Reference Number

1989.538.1

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