With white enamel dial contained in a rectangular plinth surmounted by a gilt eagle with the motto "E Pluribus unum" flanked on the right by a standing figure of George Washington in military costume with inscription on swag, rectangular base with figural commemorative panel on the front of the base that depicts Washington as Cincinnatus, the famed citizen-statesman of Rome in the fifth century, B.C. The whole raised on engine turned bun feet, silk lining on interior of hinged works cover.
enamel, gilt, silk, metal
Overall: 19 1/4 x 14 1/8 x 5 7/8 in. (48.9 x 35.9 x 14.9 cm)
Purchased at Parke-Bernet Galleries, Inc. New York, Sale No.3422, Item no. 18, October 21, 1972.
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