• Important Watches  auction at Christies

    Sale 2212

    Important Watches

    15 December 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 295

    EDWARD PRIOR. A SILVER AND TORTOISESHELL TRIPLE CASE VERGE WATCH MADE FOR THE TURKISH MARKET

    SIGNED EDWARD PRIOR, LONDON, MOVEMENT NO. 73046, CIRCA 1850

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    EDWARD PRIOR. A SILVER AND TORTOISESHELL TRIPLE CASE VERGE WATCH MADE FOR THE TURKISH MARKET
    SIGNED EDWARD PRIOR, LONDON, MOVEMENT NO. 73046, CIRCA 1850
    Full-plate gilt-finished verge movement, chain fusée, pierced and engraved cock and balance, arched decorative pillars, white enamel dial, Turkish numerals, plain inner first and second case, tortoiseshell third case milled bezel and rim, all protected within an conical silver outer case, engraved with a foliate and scroll motif to the front and back, dial and movement signed
    Inner case 38mm diam., second case 46mm diam., tortoiseshell case 55mm diam., outer case 65mm diam.


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