Description

    J. Whitfield Liverpool Rare Early Verge With Sun & Moon Dial, circa 1730
    Case: 60 mm plain outer silver case with seven joint side hinge, plain inner silver case with early split bezel, glass bulls eye crystal
    Dial: silver, central rotating day and night disc with black enamel and stars for night, engraved gold sunrays for day, Roman numerals, outer five minutes, signed oval medallion with mask, gilt filigree hands
    Movement: deep fire gilt full plate, verge fusee with chain and worm and wheel set up, Egyptian pillars with pierced upper galleries, pierced and engraved winged cock, flat steel balance wheel, silver regulator disc
    Signed: dial and movement signed Whitfield


    Condition Report*:

    Type: J. Whitfield Liverpool Rare Early Verge With Sun & Moon Dial
    Dial: silver, central sun and moon disc
    Hands; gilt filigree
    Metal: sterling silver
    Case Info: plain pair cases
    Case Width: 60 mm
    Crystal: glass bulls eye
    Watch Movement: deep fire gilt full plate, verge fusee, Egyptian pillars with upper pierced galleries, fusee and chain with worm and wheel set up, plain steel balance wheel, silver regulator disc, pierced and engraved winged cock
    Circa: 1730
    Condition: movement is good and working, cases with some age dents, dial good but black champleve is out in most areas


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    Auction Dates
    December, 2009
    8th-9th Tuesday-Wednesday
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