Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Watch cock

Date:
17th–18th century
Culture:
British or French
Medium:
Gilded brass
Dimensions:
No dimensions recorded.
Classification:
Horology
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1913
Accession Number:
13.173.304
Not on view
[ Edward Colonna , until 1913; sold to MMA ]
Related Objects

The Rape of Europa and Mercury and the Three Graces

Artist: Watchmaker: Lambertus Vrythoff (recorded 1724–69) Date: case ca. 1645, movement ca. 1750 Medium: Case and dial: enameled gold; Movement: gilded brass and steel, partly blued Accession: 17.190.1413 On view in:Gallery 532

Traveling clock watch with alarm

Artist: Watchmaker: Thomas Tompion (British, 1639–1713) Date: ca. 1680 Medium: Case and dial: silver; Movement: gilded brass, partly blued steel, and silver Accession: 17.190.1512 On view in:Not on view

Watch

Artist: Watchmaker: Simon Hackett (before 1620–1664, active 1630–60, master 1646) Date: ca. 1632–40 Medium: Case: enamel, glass, gold, and gilded brass; Movement: gilded brass and steel, partly blued Accession: 17.190.1477 On view in:Gallery 532

Nécessaire with watch

Date: probably ca. 1745–50 Medium: Casket: gold and mother-of-pearl, lined with dark-red velvet; Watch: brass and partly blued steel Accession: 1982.60.135 On view in:Gallery 540

Automaton in the form of a chariot pushed by a Chinese attendant and set with a clock

Artist: James Cox (British, ca. 1723–1800) Date: 1766 Medium: Case: gold with diamonds and paste jewels set in silver, pearls; Dial: while enamel; Movement: partly gilded brass and steel, wheel balance and cock of silver set with paste jewels Accession: 1982.60.137 On view in:Gallery 540