John May, London. A fine quarter repeating pierced silver pair cased pocket watch
Made circa 1760
Gilt full plate movement with applied pierced and engraved upper to matching balance cock with diamond end-stone, plain three-arm balance, turned pillars, fusee barrel with verge escapement repeating on a bell via the stem, silver champleve dial with Roman chapter ring and outer five minutes, beetle and poker hands, inner silver case with pierced and engraved band within pierced and engraved repousee outer, dial and movement signed
diameter 56mm, depth 35mm.
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