Maker Jean-Joseph de Saint-Germain, French, 1719 - 1791, master 1748
Maker Noël Balthazar, French, active 1717 - 1786
Title
  • Standing Clock
Date mid - late 18th century
Medium Gilt bronze, enameled metal, glass
Dimensions Overall (clock): 30 1/2 × 18 5/8 × 12 1/2 inches (77.5 × 47.3 × 31.8 cm)
Overall (base): 3 3/4 inches (9.5 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Rosenberg and Stiebel
Accession Number 57.237
Department European Sculpture and Dec Arts
On View Fashionable Living: S330.1, Level 3 (see map)
Marks Ormolu stamp, on the side, on the upper right: S. Germain
Inscriptions Inscribed, on face: Noël Baltazar, Paris
Inscribed, on the works, at back: Noël Baltazar
(Rosenberg & Stiebel, New York, New York, USA);
1957-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Age of Elegance: The Rococo and its Effect. Exh. cat., Baltimore Museum of Arts. Baltimore, 1959, no. 109.