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Woman's lapel watch

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This platinum lapel-watch in the form of a pendant is designed as a fluted moonstone jardiniere with carved green turquoise flowerheads surrounded by lapis lazuli petals with enameled stems, suspended from a double-chain set with round and baguette diamonds. The moonstone surmount is framed by...

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Signed

Janesich

Marks

Partial maker's mark and French gold guarantee.

Provenance

Early 20th-century, donor's great grandmother; by descent to present owner; gift to the MFA (Accession date: September 16, 2009)

Credit Line

Gift of Monica S. Sadler in honor of Suzanne Hartog-Elias

Italian, Art Deco, about 1925

Object Place

Italy

Dimensions

Height x width: 3.1 x 1.1 x 1 cm (1 1/4 x 7/16 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

2009.4003

Medium or Technique

Platinum, gold, enamel, diamond, moonstone, lapis, turquoise, and onyx

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Timepieces