Gold watch by Brounker Watts

Made:
1700-1710 in London

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Gold pair-cased watch by Brounker Watts, London, c.1705. Outer gold case pierced and chased with a classical scene in the centre, and four portrait busts around the band. Inner gold case pierced and engraved. Bell mounted to inside. Champlevé gold dial signed 'Watts, London' with steel hands. Movement with striking train, verge escapement and signed cap, with eccentric centrally-pivoted spring. Clockmakers' Museum No. 714

Details

Category:
Clockmakers
Collection:
The Worshipful Company of Clockmakers
Object Number:
L2015-3588
Materials:
gold (metal), brass (copper, zinc alloy), steel (metal), glass and diamond
Measurements:
overall: 59 mm x 56 mm x 35 mm,
inner case: 54 mm x 47 mm x 32 mm,
type:
watch and verge movement
credit:
Lent by the Worshipful Company of Clockmakers