Under-painted horn pair-cased watch by George Flote

1800 in London

Under-painted horn pair-cased watch by George Flote
The Worshipful Company of Clockmakers/Clarissa Bruce
© The Clockmakers’ Charity

Pair-cased verge escapement watch by George Flote, the inner case of gilt-metal the outer covered with horn and under-painted with the arms of the Clockmakers’ Company. White enamel dial with gold coloured hands. Engraved and pierced balance cock, signed ‘Geoe. Flote London 1790’. c.1800

Clockmakers' Museum No. 279

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brass (copper, zinc alloy), enamel, gilt brass, horn and steel (metal)
watch: 56 mm x 46 mm x 24 mm,
outer case: 55 mm x 52 mm x 19 mm,
Lent by the Worshipful Company of Clockmakers

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