Pendule "au Nègre", "Le Baiser", mantel clock with calendar, magnificent gilt and black lacquered bronze, hour and hall hour striking, designed by DEVERBERIE. Clock with mixed Roman and Arabic numerals, outer Arabic minute ring and inner red date chapters, signed LEPINE à Paris, Horloger, 12 Place des Victoires, No. 4333. Circa 1800.
Louis Montjoye Pendule, Art as Therapy. The project of making art - paintings, sculpture, decorative arts - has throughout its history been vulnerable to being co-opted into a rather troublesome project: that of impressing other people.