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Ladies Hunting Case Watch

early 19th century

The Walters Art Museum

The Walters Art Museum

Movement by Breitling Laederich, Chaud Fond, Switzerland, fifteen jewel (rubies) movement. The face of the 18K gold case is enameled with the image of a lady wearing a blue shawl and the reverse shows a bouquet of flowers.

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  • Title: Ladies Hunting Case Watch
  • Creator: Movement: Breitling Laederich
  • Date Created: early 19th century
  • External Link: For more information about this and thousands of other works of art in the Walters Art Museum collection, please visit art.thewalters.org
  • Roles: Clockmaker: Movement: Breitling Laederich, Artist: Swiss
  • Provenance: Rebecca Ulman Weil, [date of acquisition unknown] by purchase (?); Henrietta Lehmayer Moser (1898-1960), Baltimore, 1936, by inheritance [from her aunt]; Liz and Peter Moser, Baltimore, 1958-1959, by gift [from his mother]; Walters Art Museum, 2006, by gift.
  • Object Type: watches; cases
  • Medium: 18K gold, enamel, rubies
  • Inscriptions: "Breitling Laederich, Chaux Fond"
  • Geography: Place of Origin: Schweiz
  • Dimensions: Diam: 1 1/2 x D: 1/2 in. (3.81 x 1.27 cm)
  • Credit Line: Gift of Liz and Peter Moser, 2006
  • Classification: Timepieces, Clocks & Watches
  • Accession Number: 58.286

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