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45
James Brickles, London
A GILT-METAL AND UNDER-PAINTED HORN PAIR CASED VERGE WATCH CIRCA 1795, NO. 7547
Estimate
8001,200
LOT SOLD. 1,000 GBP
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45
James Brickles, London
A GILT-METAL AND UNDER-PAINTED HORN PAIR CASED VERGE WATCH CIRCA 1795, NO. 7547
Estimate
8001,200
LOT SOLD. 1,000 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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James Brickles, London
A GILT-METAL AND UNDER-PAINTED HORN PAIR CASED VERGE WATCH CIRCA 1795, NO. 7547
Movement: gilded full plate movement, verge escapement, decoratively pierced balance cock engraved with scrolling foliage, trophies of war and an urn at the neck, fusee and chain, cylindrical pillars, movement signed and numbered Jas. Brickles, London, 7547
Dial: white enamel, Roman numerals, outer Arabic minute ring, gold beetle and poker hands
Cases: gilt-metal inner, the back with winding aperture, case maker's mark WH incuse probably for William Howard II • outer case under-painted stained horn with scene depicting moorland with ferns and small ponds, the bezel decorated en suite
diameter of outer case 53 mm, inner case 46 mm
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Literature

Terence Camerer Cuss, The English Watch 1585-1970, 2009, p. 309, pl. 194

Celebration of the English Watch, Part III, The Genius of Thomas Tompion

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