John Savedge, Exeter. A very fine and rare silver and gilt metal engraved oval pre-balance spring pocket watchCirca 1613
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John Savedge, Exeter. A very fine and rare silver and gilt metal engraved oval pre-balance spring pocket watch Circa 1613
Sold for £18,750 (US$ 31,515) inc. premium
Lot Details
John Savedge, Exeter. A very fine and rare silver and gilt metal engraved oval pre-balance spring pocket watch
Circa 1613
Gilt brass full plate pre-balance spring verge movement with early pierced and engraved balance cock, cat-gut fusee, steel balance, gilt brass dial with engraved farming scene to the centre and outer foliate and green man surround, applied oval Roman silver chapter, single steel hand, silver foliate engraved hinged case with foliate and serpentine engraved band, the back with engraved winding shutter, finial lacking, gilt brass bow with engraved putti, movement signed
34mm x 47mm.

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  • John Savedge is listed as making between 1613-1627
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