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Cross-Shaped Pendant Watch
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Cross-Shaped Pendant Watch

Description Exhibitions Provenance Inscription Credit
Description The enameled scenes include the Madonna and Child, two pairs of cherubs, and the youthful St. John the Baptist with his sheep. Engraved on the reverse is passage from the Gospel of Luke (1:28-29).
  • Objects of Adornment: Five Thousand Years of Jewelry from the Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum, New York; Chrysler Museum of Art, Norfolk; Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh; San Antonio Museum of Art, San Antonio; Philbrook Museum of Art, Tulsa; Honolulu Academy of Arts, Honolulu; New Orleans Museum of Art, New Orleans; Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee; Minneapolis Institute of Art, Minneapolis; Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo; The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art, Sarasota. 1984-1987.
  • Jewelry from the Walters Art Gallery and the Zucker Family Collection. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1987.
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Inscription] Engraved on reverse, from the Gospel of Luke (1:28-29): Ave Maria
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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mid 19th century
silver-gilt with enamel
(Timepieces, Clocks & Watches)
Accession Number
2 5/8 in. (6.6 cm)
Location Within Museum
Not On View


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