Outer case of painted enamel on gold. Inner case of gold with an unidentified
maker’s mark consisting of the letters ic over b below a
coronet (incuse) on the interior and an eagle’s head, a French
guarantee mark for gold in use between 1 January 1847 and
1 July 1919 on the pendant. Dial of gold and white enamel
with black numerals; silver hands set with diamond chips.
Movement of gilt brass and steel. Movement signed (on the
back plate): Tomson/london.
H. of watch 6 cm, diam. of outer case 4.75 cm, diam. of inner
case 4.1 cm, diam. of back plate 3.45 cm.
Artist: Jacques Goullons (French, active Paris, 1626–died 1671)Date: ca. 1645–48Medium: Case and dial of enameled gold; hand of steel; movement of brass, partly gilded, and steel
Accession: 1975.1.1244On view in:Gallery 951
Artist: Suzanne de Court (French, active 1575–1625)Date: first quarter of 17th centuryMedium: Case of brass with plaques of painted enamel on copper, partly gilt and partly silvered, and silver-gilt mounts. Dial of brass with traces of gilding and with a silver chapter of hours; in the center a disk of painted enamel on copper and a gilt-brass hand.Accession: 1975.1.1241On view in:Gallery 958
Artist: Jean de Court (French, active ca. 1555–85)Date: first quarter of the 17th centuryMedium: Painted enamel, partly gilt on copper, mounted on brass; silver-gilt frameAccession: 1975.1.1238On view in:Gallery 958