Seventeenth-century French enameled watches in the Walters Art Gallery

aroseshapiro Exhibitions, Furniture & Decorative Arts

This article was originally published in the December 1963 issue of ANTIQUES. In his book Old Clocks and Watches and their Makers, F. J. Britten notes that “watches with enamel painting before 1640 are exceedingly rare, and there is a marked difference in the character of such decorative work executed at the beginning, compared with that done during the later …