Pocket watch and case
Gold, glass, enamel
a: 2 1/2 x 1/2 x 1 3/4 in.; b: 1 1/8 x 4 3/4 x 3 1/2 in.
engraving: on back of movement casing: "JUELS GINDRAUX/ Locle/ N° 7097" engraving: on inside of back case: " 14K/ A/ 7097" engraving: on inside of front case: "14K/ A/ 9 7" maker's mark: painted onto enamel dial: "J. Gindraux/ Locle"
Gold pocket watch with enameled portrait and engraving on front of case; portrait of a woman enameled on front in an oval bordered by black enamel designs; red enamel in back with same black enamel border; oval pendant knob with oval bow; inscription and engraved belt on back of movement casing; white enamel dial with black roman numeral hours and minute markings; second aperture with second hand at VI; hour and minute hands; maker's inscription on dial. Wood case with inlaid borders; latch on front; hinged at back; velvet interior with cut-out mold for watch.
This watch belonged to the donor's great-grandmother, Gertrude Henkimer Eacker, daughter of Captain George Herkimer and Alide Schuyler Herkimer and cousin of General Philip Schuyler.
Gift of Mrs. George Edmund MacIlwain
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.