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Watchmaker: Jean Rousseau (1606–1684)

Date:
ca. 1650–60
Culture:
Swiss (Geneva)
Medium:
Case: rock crystal and gilded brass; Dial: silver, enamel
Dimensions:
1-5/8 x 13/16 in. (4.1 x 2.1 cm)
Classification:
Horology
Credit Line:
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917
Accession Number:
17.190.1014
  • Signatures, Inscriptions, and Markings

    Signature: Jean Rousseau (on the back plate of the movement)

  • Provenance

    Roux ; Leboeuf de Mongermont (until 1891; Leboeuf de Montgermont Collection Sale, Galerie Georges Petit, Paris, May 25-30, 1891, no. 174; illus.); Carl Heinrich Marfels ; J. Pierpont Morgan (until 1917; to MMA)

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