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Chatelaine and Watch Depicting a Young Couple Interrupted by a Farmer
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Chatelaine and Watch Depicting a Young Couple Interrupted by a Farmer


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Description The watch is enameled with a scene of a young couple interrupted by a farmer and is signed by the enamelist Dailly. Since the 19th century, the watch has been suspended from a chatelaine decorated with country scenes in the manner of the noted rococo artist François Boucher.
Exhibitions
  • Jewelry - Ancient to Modern. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1979-1980.
Provenance Anatole Demidoff, Prince of San Donato (1812-1870) [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Sale, Tiffany & Co., New York, 1893, lot 28; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1893, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Signature] On movement: Roland Pro a Paris no. 121
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1893

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Period
Watch: 1761-1762; Chatelaine: ca. 1830
Medium
gold, "en plein" enamel, mother-of-pearl, paint
(Timepieces, Clocks & Watches)
Accession Number
58.150
Measurements
2 in. (5.1 cm)
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Location Within Museum
Not On View

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