Mantel clock

Object Number: 
1946.14a
Date: 
1870
Medium: 
Bronze, other metal, marble
Dimensions: 
Overall: 17 x 11 7/8 x 6 in. ( 43.2 x 30.2 x 15.2 cm )
Marks: 
inscribed: on bronze base of statue: "AUBERT" incised: on back of clockworks: "HERSANT [inverted 'L'] 01 / 1870 / PARIS" impressed: on pendulum: "7 2"
Description: 
Shelf clock with cast bronze statue of Diana with arrows and a dog; dial set in bronze and gray marble pedestal; Roman numerals incised in circular piece of gray marble and gilded; dial pierced with two holes for winding.
Gallery Label: 
According to the donor, the mantel clock and associated urns were used in the Van Rensselaer mansion.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Kiliaen Van Rensselaer V
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group