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Image of Gallery in South Kensington
On display at V&A South Kensington
Jewellery, Rooms 91 to 93 mezzanine, The William and Judith Bollinger Gallery

This object consists of 2 parts, some of which may be located elsewhere.

Watch and Case

probably 1682-86 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

watch with a copper gilt case enamelled with scenes including Roman Charity and signed 'Les deux freres Huaud Lesjeunes'


object details
Categories
Object Type
Parts
This object consists of 2 parts.

  • Watch
  • Watch Case
Materials and Techniques
Enamelled copper gilt
Brief Description
Watch with a copper gilt case enamelled with a representation of 'Roman Charity' after an engraving by Claude Mellan of a painting by Simon Vouet. Signed 'Les deux freres Huaud Lesjeunes', probably Switzerland, Geneva, 1682-1686. Gold case enamelled by Jean-Pierre and Ami Huaud.
Physical Description
watch with a copper gilt case enamelled with scenes including Roman Charity and signed 'Les deux freres Huaud Lesjeunes'
Credit line
Bequeathed by Mr John George Joicey
Production
Movement not signed
Subject depicted
Collection
Accession Number
M.208-1919

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record createdJune 8, 2005
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