A Fine Gold Repousse Consular Cased Verge Pocket Watch With Enamel Dial No.5373
Case: The gold repousse consular case with a scene of Orpheus and Eurydice within shaped border symmetrical about four axes. The pendant with engraved floral decoration. Scratch-numbered to bezel flange.
Dial: The white enamel Roman and Arabic dial with winding hole. Blued-steel beetle-and-poker hands, the minute hand shaped to pass over the winding square.
Movement: The gilded brass fusee movement with Egyptian pillars signed Geo. Graham London 5373, winged balance cock with grotesque mask and diamond endstone. The gilded brass dust cover signed Geo. Graham London and scratch-numbered inside.
Provenance: Sotheby's London, 18 March 1974, lot 28, 27 January 1975, lot 218. Sotheby's London, 1 October 1998, lot 256. D Penney (advert, Antiquarian Horology, December 1999 p.132). Christie's London, 5 July 2006, lot 136 (7,410 GBP).
Literature: Garnier & Carter, The Golden Age of English Horology, 2015, p.160-161.
Part of The Tom Scott Collection.