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Watch with Case


Description Provenance Inscription Credit
Description On this watchcase, translucent layers of "basse-taille" enamel have been applied over a guilloché engraved surface that has been cut into the gold. The decoration consists of engraved floral and rocaille scrolls, and a basket of flowers suspended by a ribbon.
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. 22); Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Signature] Pr Michau a Paris 4848
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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Creator
Period
1755-1760
Medium
gold, basse-taille enamel
(Timepieces, Clocks & Watches)
Accession Number
58.69
Measurements
Diam: 1 3/4 in. (4.4 cm)
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Not On View

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