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watch

watch
Title
watch
Date 
ca. 1850
Medium 
Gold, glass, enamel
Dimensions 
Overall: 2 x 5/16 x 1 1/4 in. ( 5.1 x 0.8 x 3.2 cm )
Description 
Gold lady's watch with enameled portrait of Jenny Lind on the rear of the case; white enamel dial with black roman numeral hours and minute markings; steel moon hour and minute hands; spherical pendant knob and round bow; inscription and floral engraving in French on movement casing.
Credit Line 
Gift of Leonidas Westervelt
Object Number 
1945.213
Marks 
engraving: on movement casing: "ECHAPPEMENT/ A CYLINDRE/ HUIT TROUS/ EN RUBIS" goldsmith's mark: on inside of back casing: AC within circle; G/ 3598
Provenance 
The Jenny Lind Collection of Leonidas Westervelt
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group