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Verge Watch, by Monnier and Mussard, Geneva, c. 1760

Inventory Number: 11845
Object Type:
Place Created: Geneva Switzerland Europe
Accession Number: 1935-4
Brief Description: Ring clasp and glazed outer case, with enamel-painted landscape on the back of the inner case. The scene shows a waterfall and river, with a man fishing, accompanied by a woman. The movement face is white enamelled with Arabic numerals and pierced hour and minute hands.
The movement is of brass, steel and blued steel with a verge escapement; coqueret on balance-cover regulator-index on silver scale, adjusted by a key; ratchet and click mainspring regulator; quarter-repeating movement (bell); wound through the dial.
Primary Inscriptions: "Monnier & Mussard" painted on face; "Monnier & Mussard [M with arrow] 7464" engraved on back of movement .
Provenance: Bequeathed by T. G. Barnett
Collection Group: Barnett Collection
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
77 57 mm

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