London, South Kensington
6 February 2001
A GOLD REPOUSSE VERGE PAIR CASED POCKET WATCH
J. Wilter, London, mid-18th Century.
white enamel dial with Roman numerals, arcaded minute ring, outer Arabic five minutes, gilt fusee movement, plain inner case, rococo repousse outer, diameter 44mm.
see illustration (plate 1)
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Although signed J. Wilter, London, this watch is of Continental manufacture.
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