Watch (Pocket watch)

  • Category:

    Clocks, Watches, and Scientific Instruments

  • Place of Origin:

    France, Europe

  • Date:

    1790-1810

  • Materials:

    Gold; Silver; Steel

  • Techniques:

    Engine-turned

  • Museum Object Number:

    1959.0566


  • Complete Details



Object Number

1959.0566

Object Name

Watch (Pocket watch)

Category

Clocks, Watches, and Scientific Instruments

Credit Line/Donor

Bequest of Henry Francis du Pont

Place of Origin

France, Europe

Origin Notes

As per previous cataloguer: Probable origin France or Switzerland.

Date

1790-1810

Mark or Signature or Inscription or Label

1. Inscription; Case, back; "N\o 3422/ Aiguilles/ ECHAPPEMENT A CYLINDRE . QUATRE TROUS EN RUBIS."
2. Mark; Inner case, interior; "3422" stamped incuse

Materials

Gold; Silver; Steel

Techniques

Engine-turned

Dimensions (inches)

2.31 (H) , 0.31 (D) , 1.56 (Diam)

Dimensions (centimeters)

5.87 (H) , 0.79 (D) , 3.97 (Diam)

Object Description

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