Lot 14
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EDWARD EAST A RARE SILVER VERGE WATCH IN THE FORM OF A ROSEBUDCIRCA 1640

Estimate
10,000 - 15,000 GBP
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15,000 GBP
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Description

  • Edward East
  • A RARE SILVER VERGE WATCH IN THE FORM OF A ROSEBUDCIRCA 1640
• Movement: gilded full plate, verge escapement, decoratively pierced and floral engraved pinned-on balance cock, plain flat steel balance, wheel and click set-up with similarly decorated screwed-on balance cock and foot, fusee and gut line, Egyptian pillars • movement signed Eduardus East Fecit• Dial: silver, chapter ring engraved with Roman numerals with half-hour divisions between, inner ring with quarter hour divisions, centre engraved with a townscape, dial edge engraved with flowers and foliage, blued steel floriate hand • Case: silver, the back of rosebud-form against a matted ground, front cover probably later glazed, bud-form pendant, winding aperture to case back• Accompaniments: with a later associated lyre-form key
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