Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Watch

Maker:
Watchmaker: Henry Grendon (British, Clockmakers' Company 1640)
Date:
ca. 1640–50
Culture:
British, London
Medium:
Rock crystal, gold, silver, gilded brass; steel, partly blued, fish skin
Dimensions:
Overall: 2 9/16 × 1 1/4 × 7/8 in. (6.5 × 3.2 × 2.2 cm)
Classification:
Horology
Credit Line:
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917
Accession Number:
17.190.1484a, b
Not on view
Signature: Signed on the back plate of the movement: Henry Grendon at/ye Exchange/Fecit

Inscription: Paper label on interior of outer case: On loan from Dunn Gardner ---18, and marked 68 in pencil
J. Dunn Gardner ; Frederick George Hilton Price ; J. Pierpont Morgan (until 1917; to MMA)
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