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Louis XVI Marble Mantel Clock by Jean-Nicolas Schmit
- This Louis XVI period mantel clock is from Parisian clockmaker Jean-Nicolas Schmit
- This mantel clock features neoclassical details set into marble and ormolu
- Named a maître-horloger, or master clockmaker, in 1781. Schmit stands apart for his artistic designs
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Regarded as one of the most masterful Parisian clockmakers of his period, Schmit is remembered best for his clocks in the luxurious Louis XVI style. Selected as a maître-horologer in August 1781, Schmit’s timepieces are distinguished by their artistic design and technical quality.
Late 18th century
15 7/8" wide x 6 1/8" deep x 21 3/8" high