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Model for a Mantel Clock
Paris, France (Place created)
Terracotta; enameled metal
78.7 x 52.1 x 24.1 cm (31 x 20 1/2 x 9 1/2 in.)
A craftsman would have made this full-sized model of clay and pressed in the number plaques, then shown it to a client for approval before creating the working clock in wood, brass, and
This object is the earliest full-size model known to exist and may well have been made for the approval of