Lot No. 138 (89th Auction)
Newton, London, Movement No. 4, 43 mm, 71 g, circa 1760

An extremely rare pair-cased verge pocket watch made for the Japanese market
Case: outer case - silver, polished, à goutte, large lateral hinge. Inner case - silver, polished. Dial: gilt, applied movable silver plaques with inlaid Japanese numerals, blued steel "Poker & Beetle" hands. Movm.: full plate movement, keywind, applied engraved ornaments, signed, gilt, chain/fusee, square baluster pillars, three-arm steel balance, florally engraved, pierced balance cock.

Similar watches are illustrated and described in: Wilhelm Brandes "Alte japanische Uhren", Klinkhardt & Biermann 1976, pages 124 et seq.
Estimate  6,000 - 7,000 €
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