London, South Kensington
6 February 2001
A GILT BRASS WATCH CASE
LATE 16TH CENTURY.
later brass dial with outer Roman hours, inner Arabic hours, central field engraved with two Griffins, clock watch movement inscribed "RESTORED & NEW PLATES OCT.1921. BY A. H. WESTON. BRIGHTON", striking on a bell, the case with pierced and chased decoration, 66mm. see illustration (plate 1)
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