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Figure 5 Watch

80042418 New
Item # 80042418
Figure 5 Watch is rated 3.7 out of 5 by 6.
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Price: 48$48.00
Member Price: 43.2$43.20
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Description

I Saw the Figure 5 in Gold in The Met collection is from a series of abstract portraits of his friends by artist Charles Demuth (American, 1883–1935). This 1928 work pays homage to the American poet and physician William Carlos Williams. Demuth's portrait consists of images associated with "The Great Figure," a poem describing the experience of seeing a red fire engine with the number 5 painted on it racing through the city.

I Saw the Figure 5 in Gold in The Met collection is from a series of abstract portraits of his friends by artist Charles Demuth (American, 1883–1935). This 1928 work pays homage to the American poet and physician William Carlos Williams. Demuth's portrait consists of images associated with "The Great Figure," a poem describing the experience of seeing a red fire engine with the number 5 painted on it racing through the city.

Details
  • Printed plastic strap
  • Quartz movement
  • Case: 1 3/8'' diam.
  • Band: 9 3/8''L
  • Clean with a damp cloth and dry with a soft, clean cloth
  • Imported
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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great graphics! Takes a couple of days for watch band to soften and become comfortable. I wear it all the time now and always receive a compliment or am asked about it. The poem is short and fun. We have many firefighters in our family, they think the watch and poem are pretty terrific!
Date published: 2018-04-14
Rated 1 out of 5 by from So disappointed I have bought many items from the Met Store and have been satisfied with them all. The materials were shoddy and flimsy. I put it on once and was afraid it would break apart when I took it off. I sent it back the next day.
Date published: 2018-03-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The Fabulous Number 5 I have been admiring this watch for a long time. I love the story behind the wonderful Demuth painting, the William Carlos Williams poem. I have also enjoyed Robert Indiana's Number 5 series of paintings with Homage to artist and poet. The watch design is graphically beautiful and very arty.
Date published: 2018-04-21
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Cool Looking but Pretty Slight Build I bought this watch because I like the graphics but was somewhat disappointed in the build quality. I especially am concerned about the plastic buckle on the band. Perhaps it is more durable than it looks but I am concerned that it would not take much the break it; would a metal buckle really be too much to expect? Also, the band is very stiff making it difficult to put the watch on and have it be at the desired fit, and even more difficult to remove.
Date published: 2018-07-02
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Lightweight This watch is visually striking and very light to wear. The cost of it seems a bit high for the materials used. I have purchased other watches from the Met in the past and for a very similar cost, the materials used to make the watch were more substantial. If you are looking for a visually appealing, lightweight watch with a comfortable plastic band (May take a day or two to break in), you may like this one.
Date published: 2018-06-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great quality I bought this for my daughters birthday. She loves it! I had her and her younger sister choose from this collection , so it wasnt a surprise but getting a package in her mail always makes her day!
Date published: 2018-06-15
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