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Watch with a portrait of Alexander II, czar of Russia (r. 1855–81)

Maker:
Watchmaker: H. Maret
Date:
probably ca. 1855–65
Culture:
Swiss, Geneva
Medium:
Case of gold and enamel; jeweled movement, with temperature-compensated balance and Swiss lever escapement
Dimensions:
2 3/4 × 9/16 in. (7 × 1.4 cm); Diameter: 1 15/16 in. (4.9 cm)
Classification:
Horology
Credit Line:
Bequest of Vladimir M. Eitingon, in memory of his parents, Michail and Betty Eitingon, 1982
Accession Number:
1983.183.1
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 554
Signature: Dome signed: H. MARET /GENEVE/ No 98319

Marking: Illegible case-maker's mark on interior of front cover
Vladimir M. Eitingon (until 1982; bequeathed to MMA)
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