Silver watch in the shape of a dove by Soret et Jay

Made:
1630-85

Silver watch in the shape of a dove by Soret et Jay
The Worshipful Company of Clockmakers/Clarissa Bruce
© The Clockmakers’ Charity

Silver watch in the shape of a dove by Soret et Jay
The Worshipful Company of Clockmakers/Clarissa Bruce
© The Clockmakers’ Charity

Silver-gilt verge escapement watch in the shape of a dove by Soret et Jay, Europe. The lower part of the dove hinges to form a lid for the watch, engraved with a coat of arms. The oval movement has a worm-and-wheel set-up and a screwed on balance cock. Signed ‘Soret et Jay’.

Clockmakers' Museum No. 56

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Details

Category:
Clockmakers
Object Number:
L2015-3128
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy), silver (alloy) and steel (metal)
type:
watch
credit:
Lent by the Worshipful Company of Clockmakers

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