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The Great Ruby Watch

Watchmaker: Nicolaus Rugendas the Younger
(1619–1694/5, active from 1662)

Date: probably ca. 1670
Culture: German (Augsburg)
Medium: Case: gold, enameled and set with gemstones (rubies); Movement: gilt brass and steel, partly blued
Dimensions: Diam. 2-1/8 in. (5.4 cm)
Classification: Horology
Credit Line: Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917
Accession Number: 17.190.1520

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