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Watchmaker: C. Hallifax (active ca. 1783)
ca. 1783
probably Dutch
Gold, shagreen, painted enamel, gilded brass, steel
Diam. 2-1/8 in. (5.4 cm)
Credit Line:
Bequest of Laura Frances Hearn, 1917
Accession Number:
Not on view
Signature: C. Hallifax/LONDON/14439 (forged; on the movement)

Marking: [1] Leopard's head crowned
[2] London date letter, h, 1783-84
[3] Lion passant
[4] R P incised
[5] Six-petaled flower
[6] Crowned O, Dutch mark on old pieces imported after 1807
Laura Frances Hearn (until 1917; bequeathed to MMA)
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