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Watch

Maker:
Watchmaker: Pierre Vernede (probably French, active ca. 1630)
Date:
ca. 1650
Culture:
French, Agen
Medium:
Case: rock crystal and enameled gold mounts; Dial: gold, champlevé enamel, and painted enamel; Movement: gilded brass and partly blued steel
Dimensions:
Overall: 1 1/4 × 1 1/16 × 1 in. (3.2 × 2.7 × 2.5 cm)
Classification:
Horology
Credit Line:
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917
Accession Number:
17.190.1579
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 532
Signature: Signed on the back plate: P / Vernede / Agen
J. Pierpont Morgan (until 1917; to MMA)
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