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Watch with Classical Deities
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Watch with Classical Deities


Description Provenance Credit
Description Portrayed on the case made in southern Germany in about 1745 are Pomona, the Roman goddess of fruit trees; Vertumnus, the god of changing seasons, in the guise of an old lady; and Cupid.
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. 55); Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, after 1893

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Creators
Period
mid 18th century
Medium
copper, enamel, paint
(Timepieces, Clocks & Watches)
Accession Number
58.166
Measurements
Diam: 1 3/4 in. (4.4 cm)
Geographies
  • Germany (Place of Origin)
  • France, Paris (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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