Watch

MADE CIRCA: 1940

MATERIAL: 18ct Yellow Gold

MOVEMENT: Manual Mechanical

Notes

A curious design inspired by the long gloves of a woman’s evening dress, the Boucheron ‘Fan’ bracelet watch was intended to be a sculptural form to please the eye while allowing the wearer to view the time at a glance.

World History

- Winston Churchill, in his first address as Prime Minister of England, tells the House of Commons of the United Kingdom, "I have nothing to offer you but blood, toil, tears, and sweat."

- Charlie Chaplin releases his wartime satirical political comedy-drama film The Great Dictator.

- Olympic Games, assigned to Tokyo, Japan, and later to Helsinki, Finland, are suspended due to WWII.

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