Gold and enamel watch by Robert Robin

Made:
1785-1795 in Paris
maker:
Robert Robin
Thin watch in a gold and enamel case by Robin, Paris, France Thin watch in a gold and enamel case by Robin, Paris, France

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Thin watch in a gold and enamel case by Robin, Paris, France
Science Museum Group / The Clockmakers' Museum
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Thin watch in a gold and enamel case by Robin, Paris, France
Science Museum Group / The Clockmakers' Museum
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Thin watch in a gold and enamel case by Robin, Paris, France, late 18th century. Gold case, the back enamelled with a scene depicting a warrior holding an arrow to a yielding female, both to the left of a garlanded and flaming obelisk. The bezels are set with two rows of split pearls, separated on the back by a ring of alternate blue and white enamel elements. The pendant and bow also with blue, white and gold enamel decoration. White enamel dial with winding hole at 2 and with hands set with brilliants. Dial signed 'Robin A Paris'. Movement with verge escapement, signed ‘Robin A Paris’. Clockmakers' Museum No. 1144.

Details

Category:
Clockmakers
Collection:
The Worshipful Company of Clockmakers
Object Number:
L2015-4049
Materials:
gold (metal), enamel, brass (copper, zinc alloy), steel (metal), diamonds and pearls
Measurements:
overall: 63.5 mm x 50 mm x 16 mm,
type:
watch and verge movement
credit:
Lent by the Worshipful Company of Clockmakers