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Watchcocks

Inventory Number: 12750
Object Type:
Accession Number: 1935-4
Brief Description: Eight copper alloy watchcocks of varying sizes, they are gold coloured and seven of them have circular borders with intricate floral and leaf patterns within them. These were used to protect a watch's balance wheels whilst still allowing them to be seen through the design. the eighth watchcock has an axe-head shape and triangular blade pattern. Three of the watchcocks also have adjustable keyhole shaped pieces of metal attached to them.
Provenance: Presented by Mrs. Lightfoot.
Collection Group: Barnett Collection
Material(s): bronze
metal
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
21 26 6 mm

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