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WATCH WITH ENAMELLED GOLD CASE

Made by: Henry Moser & Cie

On view in: Icon Room


About this object

On front of case is an enamelled miniature of the youthful Tsar Alexander II wearing his regimental uniform and the blue sash of the Order of St. Andrew, and also several badges of other orders and two stars on the left side of his breast. Around the miniature is a border of leaves carved in gold against a blue enamelled ground edged in white enamel. On the back of the case is the Russian imperial eagle in niello against a ground of carved flowers and leaves in low relief. Dial is of white enamel with black numerals.

Category:
timepieces
Object name:
WATCH WITH ENAMELLED GOLD CASE
Made from:
Gold -- enamel
Made in:
Russia
Date made:
1855-1872
Size:
4.9 cm (1 15/16 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
16.12
Class:
TIMEPIECE
Signature marks:
SIGNATURE case: Hri Moser & Cie
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973