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.
|4/05/1988||Examination||examined for condition|
- 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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