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Watch for the Turkish market with formal designs
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Watch for the Turkish market with formal designs


Description Provenance Inscription Credit
Description The case of this watch is gold, enameled "en plein." It was likely made for the Turkish market: the numerals on the dial are in Turkish characters. The date stamp is "U" for 1815. The maker was probably Thomas Perigal, the last of a family of well known clockmakers, under the name of the celebrated Markwick Markham who died in 1760.
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Name and location] On dial: Markwick Markham, Perigal London; [Name, location and number] On backplate: Markwick Markham, London, 23412
Credit Acquired before 1931

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Period
1812-1813
Medium
gold, enamel
(Timepieces, Clocks & Watches)
Accession Number
58.122
Measurements
Diam: 1 9/16 in. (4 cm)
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Not On View

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