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World-time watch
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World-time watch


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Description On the back of this watch is a revolving disc of gold indicating the different times in different cities round the world, the names of which are inscribed in gold on blue enamel. The Geneva-made watch was perhaps made for the Italian market as the major city at the top is Milan. This is a very early example of a world-time watch.
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. 17); Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired before 1931

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Period
1780-1790
Medium
gold, enamel
(Timepieces, Clocks & Watches)
Accession Number
58.73
Measurements
Diam: 1 3/4 in. (4.4 cm)
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Not On View

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