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Hunt of the Caledonian Boar

Maker:
Auguste Bretoneau (master 1638–43)
Artist:
After a print by Antonio Tempesta (Italian, Florence 1555–1630 Rome) , from his 1609 series illustrating Ovid's Metamorphoses
Date:
ca. 1645–50
Culture:
French, Paris or Blois
Medium:
Gold, painted enamel
Dimensions:
Diam. 2-1/8 in. (5.4 cm)
Classification:
Horology
Credit Line:
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917
Accession Number:
17.190.1626
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 532
Signature: On movement: Auguste Bretoneau à Paris
Carl Heinrich Marfels ; J. Pierpont Morgan (until 1917; to MMA)
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