Nothing is known about the clock maker Lapina, who signed this movement. He may have been a journeyman, since he inscribed his name in a somewhat amateurish way.
Case and bracket stamped by Antoine Foullet, furniture worker; movement by Lapina, clockmaker
French, Paris, about 1764
Oak veneered with red-, green-, and cream-painted horn and brass; enameled metal; gilt bronze
H: 3 ft. 10 3/4 in. x W: 1 ft. 7 1/2 in. x D: 11 1/4 in.