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Pocket watch and match case

French (Paris)
about 1900
Cartier


Object Place: Europe, Paris, France

Dimensions

3.5 x 4.3 cm (1 3/8 x 1 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

1988.210

Medium or Technique

Gold, enamel, mine-cut diamond, platinum chain

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Collections

Europe, Jewelry

Classifications

Timepieces

Gold watch with blue enamel guilloché ground on back and around face. Band of white enamel on front and back. Diamond and chips in center of back. Silver and pearl chain, chamois case. Gold match case with two-toned with two-toned striped decoration and applied monogram HMP.

Markings

CARTIER / PARIS on watch face. Match safe: "3020" (scratched on inner lip); ovoid mark, probably French. Chain has diamond-shaped mark, also French.

Credit Line

Bequest of Rowland Burdon-Muller