Outer case of painted enamel on gold. Inner case of gold with an unidentified maker’s mark consisting of the letters ic over b below a coronet (incuse) on the interior and an eagle’s head, a French guarantee mark for gold in use between 1 January 1847 and 1 July 1919 on the pendant. Dial of gold and white enamel with black numerals; silver hands set with diamond chips. Movement of gilt brass and steel. Movement signed (on the back plate): Tomson/london.
H. of watch 6 cm, diam. of outer case 4.75 cm, diam. of inner case 4.1 cm, diam. of back plate 3.45 cm.
Artist:Jacques Goullons (French, active Paris, 1626–died 1671) Date:ca. 1645–48Medium:Case and dial of enameled gold; hand of steel; movement of brass, partly gilded, and steel
Accession:1975.1.1244On view in:Gallery 951
Artist:Suzanne de Court (French, active 1575–1625) and Date:first quarter of 17th centuryMedium:Case of brass with plaques of painted enamel on copper, partly gilt and partly silvered, and silver-gilt mounts. Dial of brass with traces of gilding and with a silver chapter of hours; in the center a disk of painted enamel on copper and a gilt-brass hand.Accession:1975.1.1241On view in:Gallery 958
Artist:Suzanne de Court (French, active 1575–1625) Date:first quarter 17th centuryMedium:Painted enamel, partly gilt on copper; mounted on brass; silver-gilt frame.Accession:1975.1.1240On view in:Gallery 958