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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