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Hidden Doors and Secret Drawers: Furniture by the Roentgens

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Jewel cabinet with watch

Purveyor: James Cox (ca. 1723–1800)

Artist:
After a design by Antoine Watteau (French, Valenciennes 1684–1721 Nogent-sur-Marne)
Artist:
After a design by François Boucher (French, Paris 1703–1770 Paris)
Date:
probably ca. 1765–70
Culture:
British, London
Medium:
Case: agate, mounted in gilded copper and gilded brass and set with painted enamel on copper plaques, and fruitwood Dial: white enamel
Dimensions:
13-1/2 x 9-3/4 x 7-1/2 in. (34.3 x 24.8 x 19.1 cm)
Classification:
Horology
Credit Line:
Gift of Irwin Untermyer, 1964
Accession Number:
64.101.829
203642

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