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Ladies' lapel watch with enhancer

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The watch case is decorated in the American Art Nouveau style. On the outside of the case, there is a female face with long tresses that terminate is mine-cut diamond (approx. a quarter carat). The enhancer is in the form of a crown highighted by four small diamonds. The white enamel dial has...

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Marks

Keystone/14K/vessel with a capital C in the center/ 4562933 inside watch case; American/Waltham, MA/10016097 on works

Provenance

Gift of Joe Sataloff to Jody Sataloff, 2007; Gift of Jody Sataloff to the MFA, October 22, 2008.

Credit Line

Gift of Jody Sataloff

American, about 1890

Place of Origin

Waltham, Massachusetts, United States

Place of Manufacture

Attleboro, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

Height x width x depth: 6 x 4 x 1.3 cm (2 3/8 x 1 9/16 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2008.1048

Medium or Technique

Gold, diamond, and crystal

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Timepieces