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Repeater Watch with the Judgement of Paris
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Repeater Watch with the Judgement of Paris


Description Conservation Exhibitions Provenance Inscription Credit
Description This watchcase is enameled with the Judgment of Paris, a scene in which Paris, the son of the king of Troy, is forced to choose the most beautiful of the three goddesses Hera, Aphrodite, and Athena. There are also panels of forget-me-nots.
Conservation
Date Description Narrative
3/17/1959Treatmentcleaned
4/05/1988Examinationexamined for condition
7/22/2004Treatmentcleaned
Exhibitions
  • Russian Enamels. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1996-1997.
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. 62]; Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Signature] Backplate: Leroux-Charing Cross-London No 2438
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, after 1893

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Period
ca. 1750
Medium
gold, painted enamel, diamond
(Timepieces, Clocks & Watches)
Accession Number
58.183
Measurements
H: 2 1/16 in. (5.2 cm)
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Location Within Museum
Not On View

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