Alfred de Vigny’s column clock
Alfred de Vigny’s column clock
By L'Escalier de Cristal, Restauration period
Object N° 1507

Cut crystal and gilt bronze clock, cylindrical shaft, engraved bronze dial decorated with sunflowers, partly enamelled (small chips of enamel), resting on a square base. Overmounted by a gilt-bronze bust of Homer.

By L'Escalier de Cristal, Paris, Restauration period (acquired directly from the famous glass and crystal antique dealer of the Palais-Royal).

Mark on the dial: Veuve Désarnaud à L'Escalier de Cristal.

H. 39 x L. 18.5 cm. Bust: H. 14 cm.


Alfred de Vigny (1797-1863).

Mentioned in the inventory after the death of Alfred de Vigny.


Alfred de Vigny et les arts, Paris, Musée de la Vie romantique, 22 November 1997 - 1 March 1998, p. 24, n° 9.


Madeleine Ambrière, Nathalie Basset, Loïc Chotard and Jean Sangnier, Alfred de Vigny et les siens : documents inédits, 1989, p. 368.