12 November 2007
Wilson. A very fine, rare and unusual miniature 18K gold repoussé verge pendant watch with outer case
Signed I. Wilson, London, circa 1720
With gilt-finished verge movement, chain fusée, finely engraved and pierced gilt-finished scroll decorated balance cock and foot, plain three-arm brass balance, the gilt dial with Roman numerals, outer Arabic five minute divisions, gilt beetle and poker hands, the miniature case with finely chased and embossed scroll and foliage decorated bezel, the reverse centred by a chased and embossed mythological scene depicting a lady in a boat, a circular floral decorated revolving plate opening to reveal the winding hole, swivel bow, together with a gilt and leather-covered outer protective case, movement signed
28 mm. & 32 mm. diams.
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