Watch for the Chinese export market by William Ilbery

Made:
1801-1900 in London
Watch for the Chinese export market by William Ilbery (watch; duplex escapement) Watch for the Chinese export market by William Ilbery (watch; duplex escapement) Watch for the Chinese export market by William Ilbery (watch; duplex escapement)

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Watch manufactured for the Chinese export market by William Ilbery, London, early 19th century. Gold case with chequered enamel pattern and stamped JR on the inside of the cuvette. White enamel dial with gold minute and hour hands and steel central sweep-seconds hand. Engraved and skeletonised movement with duplex escapement. Balance cock with micrometer adjustment and diamond endstone. Signed ‘Ilberry, London 6988’. Clockmakers' Museum No. 720

Details

Category:
Clockmakers
Collection:
The Worshipful Company of Clockmakers
Object Number:
L2015-3594
Materials:
gold (metal), enamel, brass (copper, zinc alloy), steel (metal) and diamond
Measurements:
overall: 75 mm x 60 mm x 22 mm,
type:
watch and duplex escapement
credit:
Lent by the Worshipful Company of Clockmakers