Identification and Creation
Object Number
HUCL.28
People
Previously attributed to Imbert Laure, French
Title
Mantel Clock
Classification
Timepieces
Work Type
clock
Date
18th century
Culture
French
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/309893
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Metal clock in wood display case which is later
Dimensions
60.5 x 39 x 19.5 cm (23 13/16 x 15 3/8 x 7 11/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: on backplate: Imbert L'Ainé
  • inscription: on plaque: THIS CLOCK IS PLACED HERE BY THE "ROARING FORTIES" / ELIOT HOUSE 1931-34 / IN MEMORY OF THEIR FELLOW MEMBERS (ital.) / ROBERT S. HURLBUT '34 LIEUT (Mc) USNR (rank italicized) / 1912-45 (ital.) / ROGER B. MERRIMAN '96 / 1876-1945 (ital.)
    Separate tag: 1931-EH / from Roger B. Merriman
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard University Clock Collection, Gift of from the "Roaring Forties" in memory of their fellow members, Robert S. Hurlbut '34, Lieut. (mc) USNR (1912-45) and Roger B. Merriman '96 (1876-1945)
Object Number
HUCL.28
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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