Watch in a porcelain case by J Grantham

Made:
1750 in London
Watch in a porcelain case by J Grantham, London, c. 1750 Watch in a porcelain case by J Grantham, London, c. 1750 Watch in a porcelain case by J Grantham, London, c. 1750

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Watch in a porcelain case by J Grantham, London, c. 1750
Science Museum Group / The Clockmakers' Museum
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum, London

Watch in a porcelain case by J Grantham, London, c. 1750
Science Museum Group / The Clockmakers' Museum
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum, London

Watch in a porcelain case by J Grantham, London, c. 1750
Science Museum Group / The Clockmakers' Museum
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum, London

Watch in a porcelain case by J Grantham, London, c. 1750. White porcelain case and bezel with gilt-metal mounts. The outside is painted with clusters of flowers and nuts, and on the inside is a trompe l'oeil fly. White enamel dial with steel beetle and poker hands, and an aperture for winding the watch. Fusee movement with verge escapement, signed 'J. Grantham London 2980'.

Clockmakers' Museum No. 183

Details

Category:
Clockmakers
Collection:
The Worshipful Company of Clockmakers
Object Number:
L2015-3213
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy), steel (metal), porcelain and glass
Measurements:
overall: 60 mm x 45 mm x 25 mm,
type:
watch and verge movement
credit:
Lent by the Worshipful Company of Clockmakers