Inkpot and Desk Clock

François-Thomas Germain, 1752
Inkpot and Desk Clock, François-Thomas Germain
Inkpot and Desk Clock, zoomed in
37 cmInkpot and Desk Clock scale comparison32 cm

Inkpot and Desk Clock is a Rococo Silver Decorative Artwork created by François-Thomas Germain in 1752. The image is used according to Educational Fair Use, and tagged Decorative Artwork. See Inkpot and Desk Clock in the Kaleidoscope

François Thomas Germain inherited his father’s position as silversmith to the King of France in 1748, a time of rococo luxury for the wealthy and powerful. His whimsical designs in silver brought commissions from Russia and Portugal, but the attrition of the Seven Years War crippled the indulgent lifestyle of the monarchy.

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Inkpot and Desk Clock, François-Thomas Germain

Thomas Germain - Inkpot and desk clock 1752 silver 37 x 32 x 41cm

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