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Pocket watch with figural scene

French
about 1770


Dimensions

Height x width x depth: 7.4 x 5.7 x 1 cm (2 15/16 x 2 1/4 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

2010.685

Medium or Technique

Gold, enamel, pearl, and crystal

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Collections

Europe, Jewelry

Classifications

Timepieces

This is an enameled figural scence depicting a man, woman, and lamb in a pastoral environment. There is enamel damage at the top perimeter and the crystal is loose.There is a replacement key.

Signed

Gregson Paris on dial

Provenance

By the 1940s or 1950s, Marion Sipkin; gift of Sipkin to her step-daughter, Helen S. Brenman; by 1986, given by Brenman to her daughter Edith Piper, Needham, MA; gift of Piper to the MFA (Accession date: September 22, 2010)

Credit Line

Gift of Edith Piper in memory of Helen S. Brenman