Louis Mallett (or Mallet) (Attributed)
Bronze and mechanical clockworks; H. 25 in. (63.5 cm), W. 7 1/4 in. (18.4 cm), D. 7 1/4 in. (18.4 cm)
Diplomatic Reception Rooms, U.S. Department of State (Washington, D.C.), 70.27
The addition of finely detailed figures in bronze or other metal to mantel clock cases is a form of decorative accessory that was mastered by French craftsmen in the late 18th century.