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Chatelaine with watch and pendants

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During the late eighteenth century, cut-steel and gilt-metal chatelaines set with Wedgewood medallions were worn by fashionable gentlemen. This example was probably made for the coronation of Leopold II (1747-1792) as he assumed the title of King of Germany in 1790. The oval medallion on the...

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Marks

WEDGEWOOD inside case; IO46 on watch stem

Credit Line

Bequest of George Washington Wales

English, 1790

Object Place

Switzerland

Dimensions

Height x width x depth: 20.2 x 4.5 x 1.7 cm (7 15/16 x 1 3/4 x 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

03.302a-b

Medium or Technique

Gilt metal, steel, ceramic, carnelian, and glass

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment