Gold engraved watch with moss agate plaques
(18th and 19th Centuries )
The circular gold case of this watch is engraved and set with plaques of moss agate. The backplate is engraved, "Jno. Kolem, London, 175." The watch is probably English made for the Dutch market.
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Anatole Demidoff, Prince of San Donato (1812-1870); Tiffany and Company, New York, prior to 1893 [mode of acquisition unknown] (on 1893 list, no. 35); Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
United Kingdom, England (Place of Origin)
Diam: 1 13/16 in. (4.6 cm)
Acquired before 1931
Location in Museum
Not on view
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