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Egg-Type Watch

Silver egg-type watch with pierced cover and etched leaf decorations. The watch is accompanied with a leather case decorated with green velvet inside.
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  • Silver egg-type watch with pierced cover and etched leaf decorations. The watch is accompanied with a leather case decorated with green velvet inside.

Date:

c. 1740

Artist:

Nicklaus Rugend
German, 1585-1658
Augsburg, Germany

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Applied Arts of Europe

Artist

Nicolaus Rugendas (Movement Maker)

Title

Egg-Type Watch

Place

Augsburg (Object made in)

Date

1735–1745

Medium

Silver, brass, leather, and metal

Dimensions

8.1 × 4.5 × 3.3 cm (3 3/16 × 1 3/4 × 1 5/16 in.)

Credit Line

As a Gift from Mr. Charles H. Morse, Sr. in memory of his wife, Mrs. Charlotte Morse

Reference Number

1958.450

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