A10703

Silver Champleve Dial Irish Verge

£2,650.00

Signed   John Reilly     Dublin
Circa   1750
Diameter   50 mm       Depth   14 mm

1 in stock

Description

A mid 18th Century Irish verge in silver pair cases.  Full plate fire gilt movement with square baluster pillars.  Pierced and engraved masked cock, pierced and engraved foot and plate for the silver regulator disc.  Fusee and chain with worm and wheel barrel setup between the plates.  Plain three arm steel balance, blue steel spiral hairspring.  Signed silver champleve dial with Roman and Arabic numerals, blue steel beetle and poker hands.  Matching silver pair cases, silver pendant and bow, maker’s mark “G.C” below a star in a rectangle.   Irish watchpaper from Gaskin, 22 College Green, Dublin.

A rare example of an Irish made 18th Century pocket watch with champleve dial in excellent overall condition.  Casemaker George Cambell, Dublin.