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Pocket watch

Maker:
Watchmaker: Firm of Breguet et Fils (French, 1816–1833)
Date:
ca. 1900
Culture:
French, Paris
Medium:
Gold, enamel, gilded brass and steel
Dimensions:
2 7/8 × 2 × 9/16 in. (7.3 × 5.1 × 1.4 cm)
Classification:
Horology
Credit Line:
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Georges E. Seligmann, in memory of his father Simon Seligmann, the art collector, 1979
Accession Number:
1979.498.1
Not on view
Signature: Signed on dial, in script: Breguet 720
Simon Seligmann , Paris (from November 14, 1906) ; Mr. and Mrs. Georges E. Seligmann (until 1979; to MMA)
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