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The Art of Time: European Clocks and Watches from the Collection
December 18, 2007–April 27, 2008
Exhibition objects (21-30 of 91 Results)
Pair-case repeating watch
Watchmaker: John Champion
(recorded ca. 1770–80)
Date: ca. 1760
Medium: Outer case: agate and gold set with diamonds, pearls, emeralds, and rubies; Inner case: gold; dial: white enamel
Accession Number: 17.190.1440a, b
Watch
Watchmaker: Edward East
(1602–1697; Clockmakers' Company 1631)
Date: ca. 1640
Medium: Outer and inner cases: silver, with a plain silver dial; Movement: gilded brass, silver, and steel, partly blued
Accession Number: 17.190.1468a, b
Calendar watch
Watchmaker: Thomas Alcock
(recorded working 1630, Clockmakers’ Company 1632, died before 1688)
Date: ca. 1650
Medium: Outer case: leather-covered silver with silver piqué work; Inner case: silver; Movement: gilt brass, steel, partly blued, and silver
Accession Number: 17.190.1470
Watch
Movement by John Midnall
(recorded ca. 1620–41)
Date: probably ca. 1620–30
Medium: Case: silver; Movement: gilded brass and steel, partly blued
Accession Number: 17.190.1472
Watch in the form of a Lesser George
Movement by Nicholas Vallin
(recorded ca. 1590, died 1603)
Date: ca. 1600
Medium: Case: gold, partly enameled, and rock crystal; movement: brass and steel, partly blued
Accession Number: 17.190.1475
Watch with alarm
Movement by Nicholas Vallin
(recorded ca. 1590, died 1603)
Date: ca. 1600
Medium: Case: gilded brass; Movement: gilded brass, with an alarm train of iron
Accession Number: 17.190.1476
Watch
Watchmaker: Robert Smith
(w. 1630; cc, 1640; master 1650; died 1654)
Date: ca. 1650
Medium: Case and dial: silver and gilded brass; Movement: gilded brass, steel, partly blued, and silver
Accession Number: 17.190.1479
Watch
Watchmaker: Robert Grinkin
(born after 1605, cc. 1632, died 1661)
Date: ca. 1640–50
Medium: Case: silver; Movement: gilded brass and steel, partly blued
Accession Number: 17.190.1482
Pair-case watch
Watchmaker: Thomas Tompion
(1638–1713)
Date: 1685–86
Medium: Outer case: red tortoiseshell with silver inlay; Inner case and champlevé dial: silver
Accession Number: 17.190.1487a, b
Pair-case watch
Watchmaker: Thomas Tompion
(1638–1713)
Date: before 1682
Medium: Outer case: leather, studded with gold pins; Inner case and champlevé dial: gold; movement, with verge escapment signed
Accession Number: 17.190.1489a, b
Pair-case repeating watch
Watchmaker: John Champion
(recorded ca. 1770–80)
Date: ca. 1760
Accession Number: 17.190.1440a, b
Watch
Watchmaker: Edward East
(1602–1697; Clockmakers' Company 1631)
Date: ca. 1640
Accession Number: 17.190.1468a, b
Calendar watch
Watchmaker: Thomas Alcock
(recorded working 1630, Clockmakers’ Company 1632, died before 1688)
Date: ca. 1650
Accession Number: 17.190.1470
Watch
Movement by John Midnall
(recorded ca. 1620–41)
Date: probably ca. 1620–30
Accession Number: 17.190.1472
Watch in the form of a Lesser George
Movement by Nicholas Vallin
(recorded ca. 1590, died 1603)
Date: ca. 1600
Accession Number: 17.190.1475
Watch with alarm
Movement by Nicholas Vallin
(recorded ca. 1590, died 1603)
Date: ca. 1600
Accession Number: 17.190.1476
Watch
Watchmaker: Robert Smith
(w. 1630; cc, 1640; master 1650; died 1654)
Date: ca. 1650
Accession Number: 17.190.1479
Watch
Watchmaker: Robert Grinkin
(born after 1605, cc. 1632, died 1661)
Date: ca. 1640–50
Accession Number: 17.190.1482
Pair-case watch
Watchmaker: Thomas Tompion
(1638–1713)
Date: 1685–86
Accession Number: 17.190.1487a, b
Pair-case watch
Watchmaker: Thomas Tompion
(1638–1713)
Date: before 1682
Accession Number: 17.190.1489a, b

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