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  • Place of origin:

    London (made)

  • Date:

    about 1615 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Ramsey, David (movement)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Silver and brass, partially gilded, engraved.

  • Credit Line:

    Salting Bequest

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Jewellery, Rooms 91 to 93 mezzanine, The William and Judith Bollinger Gallery, case 57, shelf B, box 7

Physical description

Watch; silver & gilt brass. Engraved with the Annunciation and the Nativity

Place of Origin

London (made)


about 1615 (made)


Ramsey, David (movement)

Materials and Techniques

Silver and brass, partially gilded, engraved.


Height: 4.5 cm, Width: 2.6 cm, Depth: 1.8 cm

Descriptive line

Silver and brass watch engraved with the Annunciation and the Nativity; movement by David Ramsay; London, about 1615


Silver; Brass

Subjects depicted



Images Online; Metalwork; Clocks and watches; Christianity; Europeana Fashion Project


Metalwork Collection

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