John Pyke 倫敦，英國威爾斯王子的皇家專業鐘錶師，機蕊號1845，錶殼號 1846，50 mm，130 g，約 1751
John Pyke, London, Watchmaker to his Royal Highness the Prince of Wales, Movement No. 1845, Case No. 1846, 50 mm 130 g, circa 1751
A fine pair-cased verge pocket watch with early centre seconds
Case: outer case - 18K gold, polished, à goutte, engraved monogram, case maker's punch mark "HT" (Henry Cleaver Taylor), large lateral hinge. Inner case - 18k gold, polished, signed and numbered movement protection cap, case maker's punch mark "HT" (Henry Cleaver Taylor), seconds stop lever. Dial: enamel, radial Roman hours, centre seconds, blued steel "Poker & Beetle" hands. Movm.: full plate movement, applied florally engraved ornaments, firegilt, signed, chain/fusee, square baluster pillars, three-arm brass balance, fine engraved, pierced balance cock with mascaron, chatoned diamond endstone on balance.
Between 1747 and 1780 John Pyke is listed as working at Grays Inn, London; Pyke was clock and watchmaker to the Prince of Wales, the future King George III.
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