Pocket watch with silver on case

Made:
1655-1665 in Rouen

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Verge watch with tangent-screw set-up to mainspring, gut line on fusee and no balance-spring. Single hand. Outer case with silver pique, by David Lestourgeon, Rouen, France, 1655-1665.

Details

Category:
Time Measurement
Object Number:
1964-332
Materials:
glass and silver (metal)
type:
verge escapement
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • measuring device - instrument
  • timepiece
  • watch
credit:
Mrs. R. Caro