Pair-Case Watch by Daniel Delander

The interior and exterior of an exquisite pair-case watch by Daniel Delander. Produced in association with The Luxury of Time: European Clocks and Watches, on view November 16, 2015–March 27, 2016.

Featured Object:
Watchmaker: Daniel Delander (British, 1678–1733); Case maker: William Jaques (British, recorded 1679, died 1720). Pair-case watch, ca. 1715–19. British, London. Outer case, inner case, and champlevé dial: silver, blued-steel hands; Movement: gilded brass and steel, diamond endstone. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917 (17.190.1503a, b)

Director: Christopher Noey
Producer: Kate Farrell
Lighting: Ned Hallick 
Camera: Kelly Richardson
Production Coordinator: Lisa Rifkind
Production Assistant: Dia Felix

© 2015 The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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