IMPORTANT CLOCK WITH PORCELAIN FIGURES, Louis XV, the dial and movement signed LACAN A PARIS (Henry Lacan, maitre 1756), the figures by J.J. KANDLER (Johann Joachim Kandler, 1706-1775), Paris circa 1760.
In honor of we will be highlighting different related items from our throughout the day. Up first is this elephant clock from the factory. Made sometime between the clock was purchased by in 1958 and it currently on display at in the Morning Room.
A Meissen porcelain mythological clock - CIRCA 1880, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARK - The central metal-mounted enamel dial surrounded by rocaille scrolls and flanked by a winged putto, raised on a tree trunk with large leaves and two flowering branches ending in candlestick holders, the front with Chronos or Father Time on rocaille quadruped base, the upper part with a scantily clad winged nymph on a celestial globe (including a key) 46.5 cm. high