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Mandolin-Shaped Watch
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Mandolin-Shaped Watch

Description Exhibitions Provenance Inscription Credit
Description This mandolin-shaped watchcase was probably produced in Switzerland, whereas the movement is Austrian. Swiss watches at this time were known for their novel shapes.
  • Jewelry - Ancient to Modern. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1979-1980.
  • Objects of Adornment: Five Thousand Years of Jewelry from the Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum, New York; Chrysler Museum of Art, Norfolk; Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh; San Antonio Museum of Art, San Antonio; Philbrook Museum of Art, Tulsa; Honolulu Academy of Arts, Honolulu; New Orleans Museum of Art, New Orleans; Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee; Minneapolis Institute of Art, Minneapolis; Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo; The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art, Sarasota. 1984-1987.
  • Jewelry from the Walters Art Gallery and the Zucker Family Collection. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1987.
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Signature] Franz Schmit in Gratz
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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gold, enamel
(Timepieces, Clocks & Watches)
Accession Number
2 1/2 in. (6.4 cm)
  • Switzerland (Place of Origin)
  • Austria, Vienna (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View


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