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

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