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Pocket watch and match case

Gold watch with blue enamel guilloché ground on back and around face. Band of white enamel on front and back. Diamond and chips in center of back. Silver and pearl chain, chamois case. Gold match case with two-toned with two-toned striped decoration and applied monogram HMP.


CARTIER / PARIS on watch face. Match safe: "3020" (scratched on inner lip); ovoid mark, probably French. Chain has diamond-shaped mark, also French.

Credit Line

Bequest of Rowland Burdon-Muller

French (Paris), about 1900

Object Place

Paris, France

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Gold, enamel, mine-cut diamond, platinum chain




Jewelry / Adornment, Timepieces