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Made by: Vacheron

On view in: Icon Room


About this object

The white enamel face has the name of the Paris jeweler Boucheron. The hours are in black Roman numerals and the seconds in blue Arabic numerals. The rim is set with rose-cut diamonds, as are both sides of the trefoil shaped loop at the top of the stem. the back of the case is in rubies two interlaced Russian R's set with diamonds and rubies.

Category:
timepieces
Object name:
WATCH
Made from:
Gold -- diamonds -- rubies -- enamel
Made in:
FRANCE: Paris
Date made:
1890
Size:
2.5 cm (1 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
16.14
Class:
TIMEPIECE
Signature marks:
INSCRIPTION Boucheron dial MONOGRAM crossed L's face MARK French import mark from 1893 (x2); scratch 173042 inside
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973