Underpainted Horn Pair Case
Price : £1,900.00
Diameter 49 mm Depth 13 mm
A late 18th Century English verge in gilt and underpainted horn pair cases. Full plate fire gilt fusee movement with round pillars. Pierced and engraved masked cock, silver regulator disc. Plain three arm steel balance, blue steel spiral hairspring. Convex white enamel dial with Arabic numerals, decorative gold hands. Plain gilt metal inner case, gilt pendant and bow. Gilt metal outer covered in horn underpainted with a detailed rural scene depicting a weir and bridges and farm animals, gilt pique pins.
Signed Wm Knight Thaxted
The underpainted horn in excellent condition, the scene unusually covering all of the back rather than just the centre