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On display at V&A South Kensington
Jewellery, Rooms 91 to 93 mezzanine, The William and Judith Bollinger Gallery

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ca.1890 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Keyless watch in a hunting case, engraved and engine-turned gold, with repeating mechanisms, stop-watch, a calendar and two-stage chimes, enamel dial.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Engraved and engine turned gold
Brief Description
Hunting case: gold, engraved and engine-turned, mark of Fred Thoms

Dial: enamel

Centre-seconds chronograph, minute-repeating, with perpetual calendar; lever escapement; made in London for the retailer, Sir John Bennett, 65 Cheapside, London,

England, London, 1891-2
Physical Description
Keyless watch in a hunting case, engraved and engine-turned gold, with repeating mechanisms, stop-watch, a calendar and two-stage chimes, enamel dial.
Dimensions
  • Height: 7.6cm
  • Width: 5.6cm
  • Depth: 1.8cm
Marks and Inscriptions
  • London hallmarks for 1891-2
  • 'Sir John Bennett, 65 Cheapside, London' (signed by the retailer)
  • mark of Fred Thoms (case)
Credit line
Bequeathed by Dame Joan Evans
Collection
Accession Number
M.24-1975

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record createdJuly 18, 2005
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