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Watch with a Scene of Musicians
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Watch with a Scene of Musicians


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Description This watchcase is decorated with a scene of a man playing a flute, a girl singing, and a second man reclining, holding the neck of a stringed instrument. The composition is derived from L'Accord Parfait (Perfect Accord) ca. 1719 by Antoine Watteau (1684-1721), now in the collection of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (AC1999.18.1).
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. 42); Henry Walters, Baltimore, after 1893 [mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, after 1893

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Period
ca. 1765
Medium
porcelain, silver-gilt
(Timepieces, Clocks & Watches)
Accession Number
58.111
Measurements
1 13/16 in. (4.6 cm)
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Location Within Museum
Not On View

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