Watch with enamel case made for the Turkish market

Made:
1805-1815 in Switzerland
Watch with a half-hunter gold case, enamelled red and green Watch with a half-hunter gold case, enamelled red and green

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Watch with a half-hunter gold case, enamelled red and green
Science Museum Group / The Clockmakers' Museum
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Watch with a half-hunter gold case, enamelled red and green
Science Museum Group / The Clockmakers' Museum
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Watch with a half-hunter gold case, enamelled red and green, made for the Turkish market. Unknown maker, Switzerland, c.1810. White enamel dial with ‘Turkish’ numerals and blued steel loop hands. Movement with verge escapement and bridge balance cock. Clockmakers' Museum No. 1141

Details

Category:
Clockmakers
Collection:
The Worshipful Company of Clockmakers
Object Number:
L2015-4046
Materials:
enamel, brass (copper, zinc alloy), steel (metal), glass and gold (metal)
Measurements:
overall: 54 mm x 41 mm x 14 mm,
type:
watch and verge movement
credit:
Lent by the Worshipful Company of Clockmakers