Lily pad watch enhancer

American
1890–1900
Designed by Riker Brothers (American, 1892–1926)


Dimensions

Height x width x depth: 2.5 x 3.3 x 0.6 cm (1 x 1 5/16 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

2008.1051

Medium or Technique

Gold and enamel

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Jewelry

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment

This watch enhancer is similar to many small gold and plique a jour enamel ornaments made by Riker Brothers (Newark, NJ). It is in the Art Nouveau style. There is some enamel loss in the left corner.

Markings

Impressed 14K/R on sword on reverse

Provenance

Gift of Joe Sataloff to Jody Sataloff, 2007; Gift of Jody Sataloff to the MFA, October 22, 2008.

Credit Line

Gift of Jody Sataloff