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.
Estimate 14,500 - 16,000 €
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