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Watch in shape of lyre

Russian ?
about 1870


Object Place: Europe, Russia (?)

Dimensions

3.2 x 7.3 cm (1 1/4 x 2 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

01.6627

Medium or Technique

Metal; gold, enamel

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Jewelry

Classifications

Timepieces

Gold watch in shape of lyre; enameled and set with pearls; two eagles’ heads on top.

Provenance

Purchased at Tiffany and Co., New York, by Caroline Abigail Brewer (Mrs. Arthur) Croft (b. 1833 - d. 1898), Boston; 1901, bequest of Mrs. Arthur Croft to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 1, 1901)

Credit Line

Bequest of Mrs. Arthur Croft—The Gardner Brewer Collection