Description In the 1600s watches with painted enamel covers that depicted either religious or well-known amorous stories from antiquity were popular as much for personal ornamentation as for telling time.
Provenance Acquired by Henry Walters, Baltimore; by bequest to Walters Art Museum, 1931.
Inscriptions [Signature] On back of case: P. Huaud fecit; [Inscription] On movement: S Charleson, London, 1556 (?)
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters
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