Chatelaine with watch, key, pomander

about 1770


Object Place: Europe, London, England

Dimensions

11.43 cm (4 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

1970.368

Medium or Technique

Metal

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Jewelry

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment

Watch with chatelaine. Case: repousse work depicting Diogenes at his barrel; inside printed label of maker: “Thomas Hayton/watch maker at Ye/ Golden Eagle in Lee Street/in Red Lyon Square/London”. Probably firm of F. Haton, recorded London 1760. Chatelaine: metal cast and decorated with putti, as mermaids; French; with attachments of a key and a serpentine-rock charm with gilt mounts and enameled band inscribed: EN AMOUR TOUT PLAIST. Movement by Daniel Delander

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Aimée and Miss Rosamond Lamb