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Watch brooch

2006.44.32ab (RS9044)

Description

Gold brooch watch combination with fan design at top and set with two large cabochon carnelians. All in a fitted red leather box with a black velvet and white silk lining.

Details

Maker
Chaillet, A. (Jeweler)
Date
1872-1900
Inscriptions
Engraved: "No 10560 / A. Chaillet / 23 PLACE VENDOME / Paris"
Paper Label: "HORLOGERIE & BIJOUTERIE / Anc ne Mon CZAPEK & Cie / A. Chaillet, Succr / 23. Place Vendome / PARIS" (Engraved and Paper Label)
Location of origin
Paris, France
Associated Building
Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.).
Material
carnelian
gold (metal)
Object type
Adornment
Places
Paris (Ville de Paris department, Île-de-France, France)
Descriptive terms
BROOCH
brooches
carnelian
gold (metal)
pins (jewelry)
watches
Dimensions
4 5/16 x 1 x 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2006.44.32ab
Credit Line
Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation
GUSN
101652
Exhibition Notes
"Jewelry at Historic New England," Online exhibit presented by Historic New England launched September 30, 2007 at www.historicnewengland.org/jewelryhistory/.

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