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Watch with Double Case depicting Adonis and Venus
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Watch with Double Case depicting Adonis and Venus


Description Exhibitions Provenance Inscription Credit
Description This English watch was likely made for the Dutch market.
Exhibitions
  • Bedazzled: 5,000 Years of Jewelry from the Walters Art Museum. Frist Center for the Visual Arts, Nashville; The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art, Sarasota; The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore. 2006-2009.
  • Bedazzled: 5,000 Years of Jewelry. El Paso Museum of Art, El Paso. 2010.
Provenance William T. or, more likely, Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Inscription] On front dial: HALL LONDON; [Name, location, number] On backplate: C. Hallifax, London, 11918
Credit Acquired before 1931

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Period
ca. 1760
Medium
gold, gilt metal, green shagrenn, glass
(Timepieces, Clocks & Watches)
Accession Number
58.37
Measurements
Diam: 2 1/16 in. (5.2 cm)
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Location Within Museum
Not On View

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