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Watch with Apollo and Minerva Striking Bells
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Watch with Apollo and Minerva Striking Bells


Description Provenance Inscription Credit
Description The appliqué figures strike the bells with their movable arms. The Swiss case encloses a French movement.
Provenance Matthew P. McCullough Collection, Chicago [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Sale, Christie's, New York (?); Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Inscription] On escapement: Castre à Toulouse No. 1329 [Inscription] Balance cock is pierced and engraved: PHILIPPE BOREL
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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Period
ca. 1810
Medium
gold, enamel
(Timepieces, Clocks & Watches)
Accession Number
58.55
Measurements
2 5/16 in. (5.8 cm)
Geographies
  • France (Place of Origin)
  • Switzerland (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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