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Watch with Perseus and Andromeda
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Watch with Perseus and Andromeda


Description Provenance Inscription Credit
Description The case of the watch is enameled and painted with a scene of the Greek hero Perseus rescuing the beautiful maiden Andromeda, who was about to be sacrificed by her father to a sea monster.
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. 73]; Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Signature] On movement: Baillon à Paris
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, after 1893

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Period
ca. 1775
Medium
copper, enamel, paint
(Timepieces, Clocks & Watches)
Accession Number
58.178
Measurements
Diam: 1 3/4 in. (4.5 cm)
Geographies
  • France, Paris (Place of Origin)
  • Germany (Place of Origin)
  • Switzerland (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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