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Pair-case automaton watch

James Cox (ca. 1723–1800)

Maker:
Case maker: Peter Mounier (recorded 1761–73)
Date:
ca. 1770
Culture:
British, London
Medium:
Outer case: gold, partly enameled and set with gemstones and paste jewels; Inner case: gold; Dial: white enamel, with frame set with paste jewels; Movement: with diamond endstone
Dimensions:
Diam. watch 1-7/8" (4.7 cm.); diam. outer case 2-1/8" (5.4 cm.)
Classification:
Horology
Credit Line:
Gift of Audrey Love, in memory of C. Ruxton Love Jr., 1977
Accession Number:
1977.436.4
206705

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