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"Museum" Watch

Decorative Arts

MEDIUM White gold with black enamel
DATES ca. 1955
DIMENSIONS 1 3/8 x 8 1/4 in. (3.5 x 21 cm)  (show scale)
MARKINGS Inscribed on back of case: NO.2/ Designed by / NATHAN GEORGE HORWITT / DES. PAT: 183,488. Around perimeter of case: 14 K D&A Vacheron G. Constantin-LeCoultre Watches, Inc. Gold printing on back of strap: Corfam 3 / 4S / Speidel U.S.A.
SIGNATURE no sgnature
INSCRIPTIONS no inscriptions
COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
ACCESSION NUMBER 85.208
CREDIT LINE Gift of Nathan George Horwitt
RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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CAPTION Nathan George Horwitt (American, 1898-1990). "Museum" Watch, ca. 1955. White gold with black enamel, 1 3/8 x 8 1/4 in. (3.5 x 21 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Nathan George Horwitt, 85.208. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 85.208_front_PS2.jpg)
IMAGE front, 85.208_front_PS2.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2006
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CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION "Museum" watch (one of three original prototypes). White gold case with black enameled dial, gold dot for 12 o'clock, no other numbers on dial, two white gold hands; black suede tapered wrist strap with gold printing on back. CONDITION: Excellent.
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Nathan George Horwitt (American, 1898-1990). <em>"Museum" Watch</em>, ca. 1955. White gold with black enamel, 1 3/8 x 8 1/4 in. (3.5 x 21 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Nathan George Horwitt, 85.208. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 85.208_front_PS2.jpg)