Pair-case watch

Maker: Watchmaker: Thomas Tompion (1638–1713)
Maker: Case maker: Nathanial Delander (recorded 1668 or 1669, died ca. 1691 or before 1705)
Date: before 1682
Culture: British, London
Medium: Outer case: leather, studded with gold pins; Inner case and champlevé dial: gold; movement, with verge escapment signed
Dimensions: Diam. 2-1/2 in. (6.4 cm)
Classification: Horology
Credit Line: Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917
Accession Number: 17.190.1489a, b

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