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Collections > Clocks & Watches > Watch case
Watch case of pierced and engraved gilt metal in slightly elongated octagon. The meridian of the case shows a continuous band of quatrefoil and lozenge motifs, with slits two-thirds of the way down each long side, possibly for a fixing. Beadings flank this frieze and from the top of it rises the pendant with circular bow. The front has in the centre, a pierced roundel with trefoils surrounds the I.H.S. monogram, and the back a pierced and engraved panel shows Christ seated on the tomb before the Cross, surrounded by emblems of the Passion.
Size: Length: 6.5 cm.
Object Type: watch case
Century: 16th century
Museum Accession Number: Founders/CW.113