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Watch with a village scene painted on ivory
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Watch with a village scene painted on ivory


Description Provenance Inscription Credit
Description The engraved gold case of this watch is set with a miniature in watercolor of a village fair scene, signed at right "B" (perhaps Louis Nicholas Van Blarenberghe, 1716-1794). The case is stamped by Pierre de Monchanin, the mechanism by Charles Filon.
Provenance Anatole Demidoff, Prince of San Donato (1812-1870); Tiffany and Company, New York, prior to 1893 [mode of acquisition unknown] (on 1893 list, no. 72); Henry Walters, Baltimore, after 1893 [mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Initial] On watercolor miniature: B; [Name] Stamped on case: by Pierre de Monchanin
Credit Acquired before 1931

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Period
ca. 1770
Medium
gold, ivory, watercolor
(Timepieces, Clocks & Watches)
Accession Number
58.109
Measurements
Diam: 1 9/16 in. (4 cm)
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Location Within Museum
Not On View

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