Description Charles Cabrier II was the most prominent member of the Cabrier family of watchmakers, Huguenots who fled France for London. He was apprenticed in 1726 and was a master watchmaker from 1757-1772. The pair case is made of bloodstone (green jasper flecked with red).
Provenance Anatole Demidoff, Prince of San Donato (1812-1870); Tiffany and Company, New York, prior to 1893 [mode of acquisition unknown] (on 1893 list, no. 37); Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1893, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Name] Engraved on backplate and cover: Char. Cabrier London, 2300; [Stamp] W. R.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1893
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