Watch: gallant scene in the Fragonard manner
France and probably Switzerland
(France and probably Switzerland, mid-18th century)
Date: ca. 1758–65
Medium: Outer case of
painted enamel on gold. Inner case of gold with an unidentified
maker’s mark consisting of the letters ic over b below a
coronet (incuse) on the interior and an eagle’s head, a French
guarantee mark for gold in use between 1 January 1847 and
1 July 1919 on the pendant. Dial of gold and white enamel
with black numerals; silver hands set with diamond chips.
Movement of gilt brass and steel. Movement signed (on the
back plate): Tomson/london.
Accession Number: 1975.1.1245