Isaake Symmes, London. A remarkable silver and gilt early English verge watch
Circa 1620, engraved with the spurious date 1536.
Octagonal gilt gut fusee movement with engraved border, tapered baluster pillars, four wheel train, ratchet and pawl mainspring set up, floral pierced pinned cock, two arm steel balance, the gilt dial chased and engraved with cockatrices flanking the similarly chased and engraved roman chapter disc, blued steel baluster hand, molded gilt case band, the silver lids chased and engraved with panels of figures and foliage
32mm by 47mm excluding pendant