Watch with Floral Decoration


The Walters Art Museum
Baltimore, United States


  • Title: Watch with Floral Decoration
  • Creator: Alexandre Le Faucheur (French)
  • Date Created: 1750-1751
  • External Link: For more information about this and thousands of other works of art in the Walters Art Museum collection, please visit art.thewalters.org
  • Roles: Clockmaker: Alexandre Le Faucheur (French), Other: Casemaker: François Gervais
  • 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. 2]; Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
  • Object Type: watches; watchcases
  • Medium: ciselé gold, en plein enamel
  • Inscriptions: [Signature] Backplate: Lefaucheur à Paris/Horgr du Roy No 1025; [Stamp] K (for 1750-1751)
  • Exhibitions: Pearls on a String: Artists, Patrons, and Poets at the Great Islamic Courts. The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore; Asian Art Museum, San Francisco. 2015-2016.
  • Dimensions: H with stem & loop: 2 1/2 x Diam: 1 13/16 x D: 7/8 in. (6.4 x 4.6 x 2.2 cm)
  • Credit Line: Acquired by Henry Walters, after 1893
  • Classification: Timepieces, Clocks & Watches
  • Accession Number: 58.182

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