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Verge Watch, by John Knibb, Oxford, c. 1690

preview image for Verge Watch, by John Knibb, Oxford, c. 1690
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Inventory Number: 53376
Object Type:
Persons: John Knibb
Date Created:
Place Created: Oxford England United Kingdom Europe
Accession Number: 1966-142/3
Brief Description: Enamel dial; outer case of tortoiseshell-covered brass with hunting scene, floral and crown and rose decoration
Primary Inscriptions: Back plate signed ". IOHN : / KNIBB : AT : OXFORD." Watch-paper inside the case lid: "Sleightholme / WATCH-MAKER".
Provenance: Presented by Dr C. F. C. Beeson in 1966.
Collection Group: Beeson Collection

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