14 November 2011
Blundell. A fine silver openface pair case quarter repeating verge watch
Signed Blundell, London, circa 1710
Gilt-finished verge movement, chain fusée, finely pierced and engraved balance cock and foot, quarter repeating on two hammers onto a bell, silver dial, Roman numerals, gilt pinwork half-hour divisions, outer Arabic five minute divisions, steel spade hands, embossed scroll and foliage decorated sunk centre, chased gilt outer ring, circular inner case, pierced and engraved band decorated with foliage, flowers and birds, split bezel with seven-piece hinge, repeating through the pendant, similarly decorated outer case with pierced bezel and rim, engraved floral and foliage decorated back, movement and dial signed
58 mm. diam.
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