Stephen Rimbault (working 1744-88) was a famous clock maker of Huguenot descent, particularly noted for his 'twelve-tuned Dutchmen', clocks which played twelve tunes, with moving figures in front of decorated backgrounds. He did business in Great Andrew's Street, St Giles. London
An Empire commode clock from Vienna, Marked "Peter Rau in Wien"; with obelisk, decorated with marquetry, triple mirrored, alabaster- and brass columns, gilt painted carved lion- and eagle finials, 52 cm, Austria ca. 1820.