Mantel Clock

Michel-François Piolaine1780 - 1800

The White House

The White House
Washington D.C., United States

Dial inscribed "Piolaine / A PARIS."


  • Title: Mantel Clock
  • Date Created: 1780 - 1800
  • Location Created: Paris, France
  • Provenance: Acquired by President Vincent Auriol of France for presentation to the White House
  • Physical Dimensions: w457.2 x h647.7 x d203.2 mm (overall)
  • Clockmaker: Michel-François Piolaine
  • Type: Mantel Clock
  • Rights: Gift of President Vincent Auriol of France, 1952, White House Historical Association (White House Collection)
  • Medium: Gilded bronze, marble / enameled metal, spring-driven clock and organ movements

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