JOHN BERRY | GOLD PAIR CASED VERGE WATCH WITH ARMORIAL ENGRAVINGS, HEAVY GOLD CHAIN AND FOBNO. 2579MOVEMENT & OUTER CASE 1750 & INNER CASE 1816
2,000 - 3,000 GBP
- John Berry
- GOLD PAIR CASED VERGE WATCH WITH ARMORIAL ENGRAVINGS, HEAVY GOLD CHAIN AND FOBNO. 2579MOVEMENT & OUTER CASE 1750 & INNER CASE 1816
Dial: later white enamel, gold spade handsMovement: gilt full plate, verge escapement, winged pierced and engraved balance cock with foliate scrolls and a mask, signed John Berry, London, No. 2579Case: gold associated inner case, stamped IG and with London hallmark for 1816, outer gold case with armorial engravings, London hallmark for 1750, maker's mark C.C Dimensions: 50mm diameter Signed: movement Accessories: together with a gold heavy curb link chain and unusual three part Carnelian fob seals nested together as one, the largest and exterior fob with engraved coat of arms, the middle with monogram, the smallest with the family crest, and fitted box retailed by Green & Ward, London
The crest are those of the Cope Baronets of Essex, Middlesex, Northumberland and Ireland.