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WATCH

Made by: Unknown

Currently in storage


About this object

Outer case has a panel on the back in translucent blue enamel with a basket of flowers and musical instruments in the center all these being in enamel over foil. It is bordered by pale blue flowers with gold leaves. The enamel panel is surrounded by seed seed pearls. Around the sides is an openwork scroll design set with seed pearls. The inner case is in gilded metal and has on the back two rococo cartouches and an openwork scroll.

Object name:
WATCH
Made from:
Gold -- enamel -- pearls
Made in:
FRANCE
Date made:
ca. 1770
Size:
5.7 cm (2 1/4 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
16.7
Class:
TIMEPIECE
Signature marks:
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973