Objects
Pocket watch. Mid 17th century
Pocket watch. Mid 17th century
Object type
Pocket watch
Place of origin
Clockwork - Switzerland, Geneva; case - Turkey, Istanbul
Date
Mid 17th century
Materials
Gold, diamonds, non-precious metal, silver, pearls
Technique
Embossing, carving, niello, casting, enamel
Dimensions
Length: 28,0 cm; height: 7,0 cm; width: 5,0 cm
Object history note
Was presented by the Greek merchant Ivan Anastasov to Tsarevitch Alexey Petrovich in 1658. (?)
Publications
The Art of the Sublime Porte. Catalogue of the exhibition. Moscow, 2008
"Ratification of friendship …" Ambassadorial gifts to Russian Tsars. Catalogue of the exhibition. Moscow, 2005
Museum number
МЗ-4089/1