Black and white enamel verge watch by Goullons, Paris

Made:
1650

Black and white enamel verge watch by Goullons, Paris
The Worshipful Company of Clockmakers/Clarissa Bruce
© The Clockmakers’ Charity

Black and white enamel verge watch by Goullons, Paris
The Worshipful Company of Clockmakers/Clarissa Bruce
© The Clockmakers’ Charity

A gold verge escapement watch with a black and white enamel case by Goullons, Paris c.1650. The white dial is similarly decorated with enamel in its centre. The movement has a three wheel train, a worm-and-wheel set-up and a balance cock nearly covering the entire balance.

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Details

Category:
Clockmakers
Object Number:
L2015-3108
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy), enamel, gold (metal), gut and steel (metal)
type:
watch
credit:
Lent by the Worshipful Company of Clockmakers

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