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Watchmaker: James Cox (ca. 1723–1800)

Date:
ca. 1770–72
Culture:
British, London
Medium:
Case: moss agate, mounted in gold and set with diamonds, rubies, and emeralds; silver; Dial: white enamel, with frame pavé-set with paste jewels
Dimensions:
a) H. 3-1/4 x W. 3-9/16 x D. 2-1/2 in. (8.3 x 9.0 x 6.4 cm); b-e) H. 1-1/16 x W. 1 x D. 13/16 in. (2.7 x 2.5 x 2.1 cm); f) H. 15/16 x W. 7/8 x D. 13/16 in. (2.4 x 2.2 x 2.1 cm); g,h) H. 3/4 x W. 1-3/8 x D. 15/16 in. (1.9 x 3.5 x 2.4 cm); i) H. 1-1/8 x W. 2-7/8 x D. 7/8 in. (2.9 x 7.3 x 2.2 cm); j-m) Each L. 2-13/16 in. (7.1 cm); n) L. 2-3/8 in. (6 cm); o) L. 1-5/16 in. (3.3 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Gold and Platinum
Credit Line:
Gift of Florence Harris Van der Kemp, 1957
Accession Number:
57.128a–o
201988

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