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Collection of the Smithsonian Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum

Drawing, "Timepiece", 1790–1820

type: Drawing

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The overall shape of the clock mimics that of a Greek temple. The dial plate is at the bottom, as a pedestal supporting a circular temple-like structure consisting of a dado and pairs of Doric columns below an entablature and a dome, with a statue standing in the center.



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