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Gold wristwatch with black opal watch face

Swiss
1960's


Object Place: Switzerland

Dimensions

Length x width: 16 x 1.7 cm (6 5/16 x 11/16 in.) of band Diameter: 2.4 cm (15/16 in.) watch face with frame

Accession Number

2009.4008

Medium or Technique

18k gold, diamond, emerald, and opal

Not On View

Collections

Contemporary Art, Europe, Jewelry

Classifications

Timepieces

This wristwatch has a gold band made from a textured brickwork bracelet with a round face made from a black opal framed by a row of 32 round-cut diamonds (weighing approximately .55 carats) and punctuated with four round-cut emeralds.

Signed

Piaget

Provenance

Before 2009, purchased by owner; gift to the MFA (Accession date: September 16, 2009)

Credit Line

Anonymous gift