Thomas Chippendale II (1749 -1822)
Mahogany, gold leaf, brass, glass, enamel, iron.
550 x 624 x 160 mm
Place of origin
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Stourhead, Wiltshire (Accredited Museum)
Chippendale mahogany mantel clock, large enamelled dial, the two train movement by Matthew Dutton, London. The case with a snake eating its tail, supported on the backs of two addorsed crouching female sphinxes, panelled base with gilt mouldings (based on Louis XVI design, style of Thomire).
Marks and inscriptions
Matthew Dutton. London.
Makers and roles
Thomas Chippendale II (1749 -1822), cabinet maker and designer Matthew Dutton, movement