Gold verge watch with red and blue champlevé enamel dial by Edward East

Made:
1650 in London

Gold verge watch with red and blue champlevé enamel dial by Edward East
The Worshipful Company of Clockmakers/Clarissa Bruce
© The Clockmakers’ Charity

Gold verge escapement watch with a red and blue champlevé enamel dial by Edward East. The fusee movement has a three wheel train, pinned on balance cock and ratchet wheel set-up. Signed ‘Eduardus East Londini’. c.1650

Clockmakers' Museum No. 29

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Details

Category:
Clockmakers
Object Number:
L2015-3105
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy), enamel, gold (metal), gut and steel (metal)
type:
verge watch
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • measuring device - instrument
  • timepiece
  • watch
  • watch movement
credit:
Lent by the Worshipful Company of Clockmakers

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