Josiah Emery. A fine quarter repeating cylinder watch movement with partly jeweled train in a contemporary enameled gilt metal case
No. 1376, signed, Josiah Emery, Charing Cross, London, circa 1793
Gilt full plate fusee movement, scroll pierced cock set with diamond endstone in polished steel chaton, blued steel dog screws at edge of backplate (now unused), gilt three arm balance, steel cylinder and brass escape wheel, each with hole jeweled in brass chatons, finely finished chain wound quarter repeating work engaged by depressing pendant, striking on blocks, white enamel dial secured by a pair of radial screws, roman chapters, Arabic minute numerals, finely shaped gold arrow and poker hands, within an associated and adapted gilt metal case incorporating an enamel panel of two lovers. 49mm diam.