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Collection of the Smithsonian Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum

Drawing, "Project for a slightly varied suggestion for the upper part of the pedestal and the figure with the dial in 1938-88-2109", 1790–1820

type: Drawing

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The number of the festoons (cf. 1938-88-2109) is augmented. The steps leading to the base with the figures are increased from two to three. Animal masks and garlands decorate the base. Atop the base is a circular clock face with Roman numerals and arrow-shaped hand, flanked by two griffins, and presented by a nude woman in an Egyptian headdress.

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