Description

    Garon London Early Verge with Date and Repouseé Case, circa 1695
    Case: 57 mm, sterling pair cases, outer with seven joint hinge, amorous courtly repouseé scene with scallops swirls and flowers, split front inner bezel, glass bulls eye crystal
    Dial: champlevé silver with black Roman chapters, outer five minute numbers, black minute track, date window above six, gilt filigree and poker hands, decorative engraved gilt outer border
    Movement: deep fire gilt verge fusee, ornate Egyptian pillars with pierced upper galleries, single footed winged cock which is pierced and engraved, three arm steel balance
    Signed: movement is signed Garon London 219, dial signed London

    Peter Garon is a highly esteemed maker who apprenticed in 1687 and was free of the Clockmakers Co. in 1694. his output was limited having gone bankrupt in 1709



    Condition Report*:

    Type: Garon London Early Repousee Cased Verge with Date
    Signed: Garon london 219
    Model: verge fusee with date
    Dial: champleve silver, Roman hours, gilt edge
    Hands; gilt filigree and poker
    Metal: sterling
    Case Info: repousee outer with courting scene, plain inner
    Case Width: 57 mm
    Crystal: glass bulls eye
    Watch Movement: deep fire gilt, verge fusee, highly ornate Egyptian pillars with pierced galleries above, single footed winged cock which is pierced and engraved, three arm balance
    Circa: 1695
    Condition: cases both very good, dial very good, movement is bright, clean and running


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