Quarter repeating watch by Ellicott, London

Quarter repeating watch by Ellicott, London (watch; cylinder movement) Quarter repeating watch by Ellicott, London (watch; cylinder movement) Quarter repeating watch by Ellicott, London (watch; cylinder movement)

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Science Museum Group/The Clockmakers' Museum
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Quarter repeating pair cased watch by Ellicott, London c.1770. Gilt-metal outer case of under-painted horn, simulating tortoiseshell, with copper piqué decoration. Inner case made of pierced and engraved gold. White enamel dial with steel beetle and poker hands. Movement with repeating-work, cylinder escapement, diamond endstone and dust cap. Signed on the dustcap ‘Ellicott London No. 6132’ and on the movement Ellicott London. Clockmakers' Museum No. 798

Details

Category:
Clockmakers
Collection:
The Worshipful Company of Clockmakers
Object Number:
L2015-3672
Materials:
horn, brass (copper, zinc alloy), steel (metal), glass, gold (metal), enamel and diamond
Measurements:
overall: 58 mm x 49 mm x 27 mm,
inner case: 56 mm x 42 mm x 25.5 mm,
outer case: 49 mm x 49 mm x 23 mm,
type:
watch and cylinder movement
credit:
Lent by the Worshipful Company of Clockmakers