Verge watch: 18th century
4 0 c m
 
30cm
actual image size: 22cm x 28cm

Verge watch: 18th century

George Prior

© Museum of London

Full image caption

Verge watch. Watch with brass outer case with silver rims and pique decoration covered with a painted horn. The bezel has branch decoration painted under the horn and one area is repaired with a piece of tortoiseshell. Its band has painted branch motifs, a gold dial with a border of semi-circles surrounding an area of dotted decoration. Twelve white enamel plaques are numbered in Turkish for the minutes in five minute divisions. The arcaded minute ring surrounds a series of intersecting white enamel discs with Turkish hour numbers. At the centre there is a design of flowers in green enamel. The watch has a circular movement with gilded brass plates and four tapered pillars.
 

Artist/Photographer/Maker

 

Date

1790 AD - 1791 AD
 

Image Number

002393
 

buy a print

Select print type
 
Select size
 
How many prints?
 
£25.00
 

buy a framed print

buy a canvas

buy a framed canvas