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Long Case Clock (Régulateur):Dial plate
Long Case Clock (Régulateur):Dial plate
The gilded and stippled dial plate with the bronze figure of Time, though contemporary with the clock, was not made for the present case. When the frame of the glass panel is closed, it covers the clock maker's signature and the inscription above.


Case attributed to André-Charles Boulle, furniture worker; movement by Antoine Gaudron, clockmaker
French, Paris, about 1680 - 1690
Oak veneered with tortoiseshell, pewter, brass, ebony, and ebonized fruitwood; gilt bronze mounts
H: 8 ft. 1 5/16 in. x W: 1 ft. 6 7/8 in. x D: 7 1/2 in.
88.DB.16