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Design for a Table Clock

Two fluted pilasters flank circular dial. Above, a pediment consisting of a covered urn on top, a garland of laurel leaves, and a shell in the recessed section of the pediment. A trophy decorated with leaves and a bow, in lower panel. Partial view of covered urns on either side of base, cushioned feet.

Credit: Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council...

1775
Pen and black ink, brush and wash, graphite on white laid paper
1911-28-194
Image and text © Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum, 2020

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