A Small Gold Pair-Cased Cylinder Watch
Case: The inner gold case with winding hole and shutter numbered 6022. Makers mark JW. A swivel gold pendant. The outer case hall marked 1741 and maker's mark JW, also scratch-numbered to the flange.
Dial: Gold champleve dial with matted finish, waxed Roman and Arabic numerals and signed in plain reserves Graham London. Blued-steel beetle-and-poker hands.
Movement: The gilt brass fusee movement signed Geo. Graham No. 6022 with square baluster pillars, brass escapement wheel and steel cylinder, the balance cock pierced and engraved with scrolling foliage and a mask, diamond endstone, silver regulation dial. The gilt dust cover signed Geo. Graham London, F. and S for regulation and scratch-numbered to the inside.
Provenance: Horstmann collection, and sold Christie's, London, 14 June 1960, lot 64. Odmark collection, USA, and sold Christie's, London, 11 March 2005, lot 154 (7,500).
Literature: Garnier & Carter, The Golden Age of English Horology, 2015, p. 176-177.