Stock No. : 0581

John Anson
London, c1740
Gilt repousse pair cases
Verge movement


MOVEMENT : Fully signed (Jn. Anson, London) and numbered (3746). Gilt brass verge movement, with engraved and pierced balance cock. In good original condition and running well.

DIAL : 33.75 mm. White enamel. Virtually perfect condition with just a few very minor surface scratches. Overall really exceptional.

INNER CASE : 40.5 mm. Gilded brass with no maker’s marks. Very good condition with no repairs, wear or damage. The gilding is complete (probably been regilded at some point). High dome bull’s eye crystal in fine condition. The hinge is fine and the case snaps shut nicely.

OUTER CASE : 48.5 mm. Gilded brass. In good condition although there are four pin holes where there is wear to the high points. Again appears to have been regilded. The hinge and catch are fine.