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watch-case / watch

  • Object type

  • Museum number


  • Escapement

  • Description

    SILVER-GILT AND SHAGREEN PAIR-CASED VERGE WATCH. . Verge escapement; going train driven by fixed barrel with geared stopwork. Balance spring and regulator now missing. Silver-gilt champlevé dial. Single steel hand. Silver-gilt inner case; engraved decoration; shagreen covered outer case with piqué decoration. Brass pendant and ring not original.


  • Producer name

  • Date

    • 1685-1695
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Diameter: 27 millimetres (outer case)
    • Diameter: 23.3 millimetres (inner case)
    • Diameter: 27.9 millimetres (dial)
    • Thickness: 14.4 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Type

      • Inscription Content

        Laudreau Amstardam [back-plate]
  • Location

    Not on display

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date


  • Department

    Britain, Europe and Prehistory

  • Registration number


  • Additional IDs

    • CAI.0878 (Ilbert Collection)
    • L5 (Ilbert Ledger)

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Object reference number: MCC1361

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