Watch and chatelaine

Probably by Francis Perigal British

On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 512

There are five Perigals listed in the eighteenth-century records of the London Clockmakers’ Company. This watch may have been made by the founder of the family, Francis Perigal (active 1741–70), who had a shop in the Royal Exchange, or by his son, also named Francis (active 1748–75).

#413. Retail Value. High and Low

Watch and chatelaine, Probably by Francis Perigal (British, active 1741–67), Case: gold, enamel, diamonds; Dial: enamel, silver hands, set with diamonds; Movement: with diamond endstone, British, London

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