Mantel clock

Gille Laine of Paris
National Trust Inventory Number 1246206

Category Horology
Date 1774 - 1800
Materials Ormolu & marble
Place of origin Paris
Collection Polesden Lacey, Surrey (Accredited Museum)
On show at Polesden Lacey, Surrey, London and South East, National Trust

Summary description

A Louis XVI ormolu mantel clock, the dial inscribed Gille Laine Paris, the case with a cock and two putti, on a double plinth hung with laurel festoons, on 'griotte' marble and ormolu feet.

Marks and inscriptions

Gille Laine / Paris (on face)

Makers and roles

Gille Laine of Paris, clockmaker

Related items

Place of origin Paris (4959)
Materials Marble (3930)
Ormolu (1814)
Category Horology (2099)
Collection Polesden Lacey, Surrey (Accredited Museum) (6170)
Periods 18th century (87800)
19th century (173861)
Maker Gille Laine of Paris (1)
Object Type Mantel clock (208)

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