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Lot No. 97*
Estimate  14,500 - 16,000 €
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John Faver, London

, Movement No. 1601, 33 mm, 37 g, circa 1760

A decorative, small miniature verge pocket watch in agate case

Case: agate/18k gold, applied borders decorated with engraved and chased volutes and scrollwork, diamond thumb piece, large lateral hinge. Dial: enamel, radial Roman hours, signed, gilt hands. Movm.: full plate movement, keywind, applied floral decorations, signed, gilt, chain/fusee, baluster movement pillars, three-arm brass balance, very finely engraved, pierced balance cock.

John Faver
Faver is recorded as working in London in 1753. Among his known pieces are an agate watch, and a repoussé watch in the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
Case: very good
Dial: very good, hairlines, slightly chipped, hands later
Movm.: very good, to be restored, capable of running

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