Silver Champleve Dial Verge


Signed   Dehays a Dovay
Circa   1720
Diameter   52 mm       Depth   16 mm

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An early 18th Century English verge with silver champleve dial in silver pair cases.  Full plate fire gilt movement with square baluster pillars.  Pierced and engraved masked cock, broad 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 gilt balance, blue steel spiral hairspring. Engraved brass edge to the signed silver champleve dial, Roman and Arabic numerals, fine blue steel beetle and poker hands.  Matching silver pair cases, split bezel for the glass, silver pendant and stirrup bow.  Plain silver outer case, maker’s mark “TB”, coronet above.

In excellent overall condition.  Casemaker Thomas Beasley, St Brides Parish.  Free of the Clockmakers Company 1684.