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Watch with onyx plaques and brilliants
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Watch with onyx plaques and brilliants


Description Provenance Inscription Credit
Description This unusual watch has a circular case of silver, overlaid with gold, pierced and set with plaques of onyx and studded with brilliants. The dial is enamel. The back plate is engraved "I Joly a Paris."
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. 34); Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Inscription] Engraved on backplate: I Joly a Paris
Credit Acquired before 1931

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Period
ca. 1725
Medium
silver, gold, onyx, brilliants
(Timepieces, Clocks & Watches)
Accession Number
58.82
Measurements
Diam: 2 1/16 in. (5.3 cm)
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Location Within Museum
Not On View

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