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Watch with Pair Case
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Watch with Pair Case


Description Provenance Inscription Credit
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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Period
ca. 1780
Medium
gold, green jasper
(Timepieces, Clocks & Watches)
Accession Number
58.210
Measurements
Diam: 1 7/8 in. (4.7 cm)
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Location Within Museum
Not On View

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