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Pocket watch

Object Number: 
1933.45
Date: 
1850-1880
Medium: 
Gold, glass, enamel, steel
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 1/2 x 3/8 x 1 3/4 in. (6.4 x 1 x 4.4 cm)
Marks: 
engraving: casing: "G & R 2974 K 18/ 51491" engraving: on movement casing: "DETENT SPRING ESCAPEMENT/ 15 JEWELS/ CHRONOMETER/ Breguet's Spair Spring/ Hands N31401/ Breting Frères/ AU/ LOCLE/ EN SUISSE/ COMSATION BALANCE"
Description: 
Gold pocket watch with steel bow; gold casing with round pendant knob; glass watch face; white enamel dial with roman numeral hours and minute markings; steel moon hour and minute hands; second aperture at VI with arabic numeral seconds and second hand; engraved movement.
Gallery Label: 
This pocket watch belonged to Hudson River landscape painter Asher B. Durand.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Miss Nora Durand Woodman
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group