For a drawing of this model clock, attributed to the bronzier François Rémond (maître 1774), see H. Ottomeyer, P. Pröschel, Vergoldete Bronzen, Munich, 1986, vol. I, p. 295, pl. 4.17.5. Variations of the model exist, including examples with gilt-bronze figures (see op. cit., p. 295, pl. 4.17.6) and others with figures in biscuit porcelain. A 19th century example of the former was sold in these rooms, 10 October 2001, lot 381 ($10,500).