Description Enameled watches from the first half of the 1600s are exceedingly rare. These watches were purchased for their cases, as show pieces; the movements inserted in them were of a lower quality and poor timekeepers even for the period.
- Vive la France! French Treasures from the Middle Ages to Monet. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1999-2000.
Provenance George Robinson Harding, London [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Signed] Pierre le Blonde
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters
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