A significant number of terracotta sarcophagi with a decorated upper rim have been found at Clazomenae and at Old Smyrna, eastern Greek sites on the west coast of Asia Minor. The Museum’s collection houses a Clazomenian sarcophagus lid made in the sixth century B.C. Its painted decorations also include meanders and scrolling twin cables, traditional motifs often seen on vases, marble monuments, and friezes. Our bold watch design has been adapted from this ancient Greek meander, nearly abstract in its simplicity.
18K gold overlay, hand enameled. Quartz movement. Hinged with a magnetic closure. 1 1/8''W; inner circumference: 7 1/2''.