Case: rock crystal, with gilded silver mounts; dial: silver, partly gilded; movement: gilded brass and steel | 4.8 x 3.2cm | c. 1620-30

Unknown Artist

Arlaud, a Huguenot refugee from the French Auvergne, was the first in a dynasty of Geneva watchmakers. He became a burgher in Geneva in 1617. The form of this watch and the scene of the Risen Christ, with the emblems of the Passion, are surely remind...
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