Silver watch with sytlised pomegranate case by Edward East

Made:
1650 in London

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Silver watch in the form of a stylised pomegranate by Edward East, London, c.1650. Stylised silver case, shaped like a pomegranate or pumpkin, with casemaker's mark 'WF'. Silver chapter ring and rotating gilt calendar ring to the outside, bordered with an engraved surround. Engraved centre depicting a lakeside scene. Later hand. Movement with verge escapement, a pinned balance cock and signed ‘Eduardus East, Londini’. Clockmakers' Museum No. 712

Details

Category:
Clockmakers
Collection:
The Worshipful Company of Clockmakers
Object Number:
L2015-3586
Materials:
silver (alloy), brass (copper, zinc alloy), gilt brass, steel (metal) and gut
Measurements:
overall: 51 mm x 36.5 mm x 20 mm,
type:
watch and verge movement
credit:
Lent by the Worshipful Company of Clockmakers