Pocket Watch - France, 18th Century Object Reg. No: ST 020997

Gents pocket watch, open face, France, 18th century.
Open face case inset with jewels. Dial plate is Champleve engraved. Three painted enamel dials show day of month, day of week, and time. Back of case has picture of man (head and shoulders).

Key wound spring; lever escapement. Fusee and chain.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 1939
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 2.3 cm (Width), 5.7 cm (Diameter)

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Tagged with: calendar watches, gents watches, key watches, pocket watches, horology
Themes this item is part of: Science & Measurement Collection
Primary Classification: HOROLOGY
Secondary Classification: Watches
Tertiary Classification: france
Inscriptions: Inside back of case has coat of arms and the initials 'I.C' and 'V.N.' and '1644'.
Place & Date Made: France, 1700-1799

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