GOLD AND ENAMEL QUARTER REPEATING PAIR CASE VERGE POCKET WATCH
SIGNED RICH. WILDER, LONDON, NO. 1061, CIRCA 1770
Gilt-finished movement with verge escapement, chain fusée, pierced and engraved cock and foot, diamond endstone, quarter repeating on a bell via two polished steel hammers, dust cover, white enamel dial, Roman numerals, Arabic five minute divisions, pierced decorative hands, pierced and engraved inner case, the outer case decorated with translucent blue enamel, the back with a multicoloured enamel scene of two ladies tending their sheep, seated beside a young man serenading and playing his musical pipes in a pastoral setting, square-shaped five piece hinge, the case stamped HT, the quarter repeating mechanism activated by depressing a plunger in the pendant, movement and dust cover signed, case stamped
Diameter: 49 mm.