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

Date:
ca. 1860–70
Culture:
Swiss, probably Fleurier
Medium:
Case of gold and enamel; jeweled movement, with Chinese duplex escapement
Dimensions:
2 1/8 x 5/8 in. (5.4 x 1.6cm); 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:
1983.183.4
Not on view
Inscription: On the dust cover: PATENT/DUPLEX

Marking: [1] Lion passant; [2] leopard's head with crown; [3] K over 18 within a shield; [4] three chevrons within a rectangle (Neuchâtel mark for gold objects); [5] LM within an oval (unidentified maker's mark); [6] 18K

Location of marks:
[1]–[5]: on the interior of the front and back covers
[6]: on the pendant
Vladimir M. Eitingon (until 1982; bequeathed to MMA)
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