About this object

  • Maker:

    unknown

  • ID:

    A14162

  • Production date:

    late 16th century - early 17th century; c.1600-1610

  • Location:

    In Store

  • A watch set in a single large Colombian emerald crystal of hexagonal form with a hinged lid. The dial plate (the hand is missing) is enamelled in translucent green. Part of the Cheapside Hoard

  • Measurements

    L (overall) 31.57; W 24.09 mm; T 21.15 mm; (Case) DM 31.57 x 24.09, T 16.39 mm; (Lid) DM 27.50 x 21.71 mm, T 3.98 mm; (Dial) 20.6 x 16.11 mm; (Movement) D 9.81 mm; WT 32.4g; RI 1.576-1.582; SG 2.67-2.78; Mohs 7½-8

  • Materials

    emerald (beryl group; aluminium berylium silicate; crystal system - hexagonal/ trigonal); gold; enamel; steel; brass; copper alloy

  • Last Updated

    2017-01-10

FURTHER INFORMATION
  • NUMBER OF ITEMS

    1

  • STATUS

    permanent collection

  • COPYRIGHT HOLDER

    digital image copyright Museum of London

  • Related Organisation

    unknown (associated person)

  • Related Group

    The Cheapside Hoard

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