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Chatelaine and Watch
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Chatelaine and Watch


Description Exhibitions Provenance Credit
Description Appearing on the sections of the enameled chatelain in descending order are the Muse Urania; emblems of architecture, sculpture, drawing, and painting; and the Muse Calliope. On the watch case, the enamel shows a woman with arm extended as she paints a portrait of a man on an oval medallion. She is surrounded by amorini.
Exhibitions
  • Jewelry - Ancient to Modern. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1979-1980.
  • Objects of Vertu: Precious Works of the Eighteenth Century. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1984.
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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Period
watchcase: 1761
Medium
gold, painted enamel
(Timepieces, Clocks & Watches)
Accession Number
58.151
Measurements
1 3/4 in. (4.5 cm)
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Location Within Museum
Not On View

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