• IMPORTANT WATCHES Including A  auction at Christies

    Sale 1369

    IMPORTANT WATCHES Including A CONNOISSEUR'S VISION

    16 November 2009, Geneva

  • Lot 354

    George Prior. A fine silver triple case verge watch, made for the Turkish Market

    SIGNED GEORGE PRIOR, LONDON, NO. 20'569, STAMPED WITH LONDON DATE LETTER FOR 1792

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    This lot is offered without a reserve

    George Prior. A fine silver triple case verge watch, made for the Turkish Market
    Signed George Prior, London, no. 20'569, stamped with London date letter for 1792
    Gilt-finished verge movement, chain fusée, engraved and pierced balance cock and foot, white enamel dial, Turkish numerals, gilt beetle and poker hands, subsidiary seconds, plain inner and outer cases, pinwork decorated silver and tortoiseshell outer case, case stamped IR, dial and movement signed by maker
    86 mm. diam.


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    Literature

    Prominently described and illustrated in De underbara Uren by Albin Schaeder, p. 31.