JOHANN CHRISTOPH STRIGELL, KREILSHEIM | A SILVER PAIR CASED WANDERING HOUR VERGE WATCHCIRCA 1700
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- A SILVER PAIR CASED WANDERING HOUR VERGE WATCHCIRCA 1700
- width of outer case 54mm, inner 49mm
• 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
Antiquorum Geneva, 13 May 2007, lot 239
Johann Christoph Strigell is listed by J. Abeler in Meister der Uhrmacherkunst, 1977, p.605.