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Title: Pair-case automaton watch
James Cox (British, ca. 1723–1800)
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
Overall (with bail, confirmed): 2 1/2 × 1 3/4 × 15/16 in. (6.4 × 4.4 × 2.3 cm);
Overall (outer case, confirmed): 3/4 × 2 1/16 × 2 1/16 in. (1.9 × 5.2 × 5.2 cm)
Credit Line: Gift of Audrey Love, in memory of C. Ruxton Love Jr., 1977
Accession Number: 1977.436.4a, b
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