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Watch and pair case

  • Place of origin:

    Berlin (made)

  • Date:

    probably 1686-1700 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    De Choudens, Jean (movement)
    Huaud, Jean-Pierre, born 1655 - died 1723 (enameller)
    Huaud, Amicus, born 1657 - died 1724 (enameller)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Enamelled copper gilt with leather covered brass studded with gilt brass

  • Museum number:

    2361:1&:2-1855

  • Gallery location:

    Jewellery, Rooms 91 to 93 mezzanine, The William and Judith Bollinger Gallery, case 58, shelf B, box 10 []

Physical description

the watch movement signed 'Jean de Choudens', the enamelled copper gilt case signed 'Les deaux frere huaut pintre de son A.E. a berlin', with a leather covered brass pair case studded with gilt brass

Place of Origin

Berlin (made)

Date

probably 1686-1700 (made)

Artist/maker

De Choudens, Jean (movement)
Huaud, Jean-Pierre, born 1655 - died 1723 (enameller)
Huaud, Amicus, born 1657 - died 1724 (enameller)

Materials and Techniques

Enamelled copper gilt with leather covered brass studded with gilt brass

Descriptive line

Watch and outer case. Inner case of gold enamelled in Berlin by Jean Pierre and Ami Huaud of Geneva, with a scene of Cephalus and Procris. Berlin, probably 1682-1686. Movement by Jean de Choudens, Geneva

Categories

Clocks & Watches; Metalwork; Jewellery

Collection

Metalwork Collection

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