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Watch and pair case

  • Place of origin:

    Augsburg (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1711-1715 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Behr, Adam (makers)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Silver mounted with carnelian plaques

  • Museum number:

    1303&A-1871

  • Gallery location:

    Jewellery, Rooms 91 to 93 mezzanine, The William and Judith Bollinger Gallery, case 59, shelf C, box 5 []

Physical description

Silver watch and pair case, the pair case set with cornelian, signed 'I:B:Grups Gua:London.' The Royal arms of Queen Anne (r.1702-1714) are engraved on the inner cover

Place of Origin

Augsburg (made)

Date

ca. 1711-1715 (made)

Artist/maker

Behr, Adam (makers)

Materials and Techniques

Silver mounted with carnelian plaques

Marks and inscriptions

signed 'I:B:Grups Gua:London.'
Maker's signature. Grups Gua is probably a reversal of 'Augsp[b]urg'

Descriptive line

Silver watch and pair case, the pair case mounted with carnelian plaques, signed 'I:B:Grups Gua:London.' The Royal arms of Queen Anne engraved on the inner cover, Germany, about 1711-15

Materials

Silver; Carnelian

Subjects depicted

Escutcheons (coats of arms)

Categories

Clocks & Watches; Metalwork; Royalty; Europeana Fashion Project

Collection

Metalwork Collection

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