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Grantham, London
A GOLD PAIR CASED VERGE WATCH WITH HIGH RELIEF REPOUSSE SCENE MADE FOR THE DUTCH MARKET IN ASSOCIATED GILT-METAL AND SHAGREEN OUTER PROTECTIVE CASE 1765, NO.9353
Movement: gilded full plate, verge escapement, plain flat balance, decoratively pierced and floral engraved balance cock, square baluster pillars, fusee and chain, signed and numbered Grantham, London, 9353
Dial: white enamel, Roman numerals, outer arcarded minute ring with Arabic numerals, marcasite-set hands
Cases: plain gold inner, winding aperture to back, stirrup pendant and bow, the top of the pendant with decorative boss, hallmarked London 1765 and with maker's mark JF beneath a star incuse • repoussé case in high relief with scene depicting Joseph being sold to into slavery surrounded by chased and engraved shell and scroll work, the bezel similarly decorated and with additional floral sprays • associated gilt-metal glazed outer protective case with shagreen bezels secured with gilt-metal pin work
diameter of outer case 55.5mm, repoussé case 45mm, inner 38.5mm
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Masterworks of Time: George Daniels, Visionary

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London