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JOHANN CHRISTOPH STRIGELL, KREILSHEIM | A SILVER PAIR CASED WANDERING HOUR VERGE WATCHCIRCA 1700

Estimate
5,000 - 7,000 CHF
Sold
13,750 CHF
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Description

  • A SILVER PAIR CASED WANDERING HOUR VERGE WATCHCIRCA 1700
• Movement: gilded full plate, verge escapement, decoratively pierced and engraved winged balance cock with similarly decorated broad foot, silver regulation disc, flat three-arm balance with spring, broad decoratively pierced and engraved foliate pillars, fusee and chain, signed Johann Christoph Strigell• Dial: silver champlevé with matt ground, the semi-circular aperture with gilded disc decoratively engraved with scrolling foliage and with square aperture for the hours with Roman numerals, the dial above and below with semi-circular sectors with Arabic numeral roundels for minutes and quarter hours respectively, the lower half of the dial with applied gilded scrolling foliage and banner engraved Kreilsheim• Cases: plain silver inner case, aperture for winding to back, plain pendant with stirrup-form bow • silver outer case. the back with radiating fluting centred with a chased and engraved rosette, bezel with roundels interspersed by losenge motif, square hinge 
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