Jean-Simon Deverberie (1764-1824) was among the most important Parisian bronziers of the late 18th century and the early decades of the following century. He was an extremely successful designer, bronze manufacturer and marchand-mercier. Well known through the series ‘Pendules au Negre’ and ‘Pendule l’Afrique’. Around 1800 he registered several designs for this type of clocks. The drawings of these designs are preserved in the Cabinet des Estampes in the bibliothèque nationale in Paris). He opened a workshop in the rue Barbette around 1800, subsequently in the rue du Temple around 1804, and finally in the rue des Fossés du Temple between 1812 and 1820.
Discover the Empire mantel clocks by Jean-Simon Deverberie and other artists in our gallery.