Underpainted Horn Pair Cased Verge
Price : £1,350.00
Diameter 48 mm Depth 14 mm
An 18th Century English verge in underpainted horn gilt pair cases. Full plate fire gilt movement with square baluster pillars. Pierced and engraved cock, silver regulator disc. Fusee and chain with worm and wheel barrel setup between the plates. Plain three arm steel balance, blue steel spiral hairspring. White enamel dial with Roman and Arabic numerals, fine gold arrow hands. Gilt metal pair cases, gilt pendant and bow. Plain gilt inner, maker's mark "IW" in a rectangle. Gilt outer covered in translucent horn underpainted fern, ladybirds, ants and butterflies.
Signed Alice Rowell London 1780
Unusually the watch is signed and dated for the original lady owner showing it was specially ordered . In excellent condition