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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

Watch and Pair Case

probably 1686-1700 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

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


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

  • Watch
  • Pair Case
Materials and Techniques
Enamelled copper gilt with leather covered brass studded with gilt brass
Brief Description
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
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
Subject depicted
Collection
Accession Number
2361:1&:2-1855

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record createdJune 8, 2005
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