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watch-case / sun-and-moon watch / pendulum watch

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1958,1201.490

  • Escapement

  • Description

    SILVER PAIR-CASED VERGE WATCH WITH SUN AND MOON DIAL. . Verge escapement; pendulum balance cock. Silver champlevé dial with semi-circular aperture revealing blued steel sun and moon dial. Blued steel minute hand. Silver pair cases.

  • Producer name

  • Date

    • 1685-1695
  • Materials

  • Dimensions

    • Diameter: 51.7 millimetres (outer case)
    • Diameter: 44.1 millimetres (dial)
    • Thickness: 33.4 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Type

        signature
      • Inscription Content

        Mich Shields Fecit 3 [back plate]
      • Inscription Type

        casemaker's mark
      • Inscription Content

        WH [both cases]
      • Inscription Type

        mark
      • Inscription Content

        3 [both cases]
      • Inscription Type

        inscription
      • Inscription Content

        Shields [dial]
  • Location

    Not on display

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1958

  • Department

    Britain, Europe and Prehistory

  • Registration number

    1958,1201.490

  • Additional IDs

    • CAI.0490 (Ilbert Collection)
    • N58 (Ilbert Ledger)

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