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Watch and pair case

Watch and pair case

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)
    Turkey (probably, decorated)

  • Date:

    early 19th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Prior, George (watchmaker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Engraved pinchbeck

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Evan Roberts

  • Museum number:

    M.178&A-1915

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Engraved pinchbeck watch and pair case, with Turkish numerals, signed 'Geo. Prior, London, 19286'. The decoration on the pair case depicts Diogenes and Alexander and is probably Turkish, made for the Turkish market

Place of Origin

England (made)
Turkey (probably, decorated)

Date

early 19th century (made)

Artist/maker

Prior, George (watchmaker)

Materials and Techniques

Engraved pinchbeck

Marks and inscriptions

signed 'Geo. Prior, London, 19286'
Maker's signature

Descriptive line

Engraved pinchbeck watch and pair case, with Turkish numerals, signed 'Geo. Prior, London, 19286'. The decoration on the pair case depicts Diogenes and Alexander and is probably Turkish, made for the Turkish market

Categories

Clocks & Watches; Metalwork

Collection

Metalwork Collection

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