• Chinese Export Porcelain Openwork Basket with Pitt Armorial
    Chinese Export Porcelain Openwork Basket with Pitt Armorial
  • Bombe Desk and Bookcase
    Bombe Desk and Bookcase
  • The Landing of the Pilgrims
    The Landing of the Pilgrims
  • Side Chairs
    Side Chairs
  • Penn's Treaty with the Indians
    Penn's Treaty with the Indians
 
  • Artist/Maker Mallet, Louis  (active ca. 1790-1824)
  • Date Made c. 1795-1820
  • Place Made
  • Materials Metals; Bronze; Gilt Bronze; Ormolu
  • Measurements
  • Funds donated by Mrs. Patrick D'Orsi in memory of her husband
  • Room
  • Accession # 1970.0027

Mantel Clock

Writing from Paris in 1779 to his daughter Sally, Benjamin Franklin observed, “Pictures, busts, and prints, (of which copies are spread everywhere,) have made your father’s face as well known as that of the moon.”