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Design for a Clock Case

Gilles-Marie Oppenordca. 1715

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

Saturnus seated on a base with scythe and snake at his feet supports a framed circle to contain clock face.

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  • Title: Design for a Clock Case
  • Creator: Gilles-Marie Oppenord
  • Date Created: ca. 1715
  • Provenance: Léon Decloux, Sèvres, France
  • Dimensions: 29.1 x 17.7 cm (11 7/16 x 6 15/16 in.)
  • Type: Drawing
  • Rights: Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council
  • Medium: Black chalk, pen and black ink, brush and watercolor on off-white laid paper, framing lines in black ink

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