Collection of Watch-Cocks by Unknown Artist

50 watch-cocks, (little circular engraved guards on backs of 18th Century watches) in gilt brass, engraved and mostly pierced.

Details

Medium:
Gilt brass
Acquired in:
1932
Vendor:
C D Rotch

This collection was donated by Mr Rotch who presented over 130 works of art to the V&A, British Museum, Ashmolean and York City Art Gallery through the Art Fund between 1922 and 1960. Mr Rotch was an active member of the Art Fund.

Venue details

V&A (Victoria and Albert Museum) Cromwell Road, London London SW7 2RL 020 7942 2000 www.vam.ac.uk

Entry details

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