The Great Ruby Watch

Maker: Watchmaker: Nicolaus Rugendas the Younger (German, 1619–1694/5) , master 1662
Date: ca. 1670
Culture: German, Augsburg
Medium: Case and dial: painted and raised enamel on gold, set with gemstones (rubies) and with a single hand; Movement: gilded brass and partly blued steel
Dimensions: Diameter: 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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