18thc.  Gilt Pair Cases

Stock No. P054

English, c1780
Gilt pair cases, 54 mm.

Price £180

Gilt pair cases.

INNER CASE : Gilt brass. Diameter 47 mm, inner diameter 42 mm, inner depth to dial plate base 14.5 mm.

Maker’s mark WR.

Good condition, though the bow, hinge pin and crystal are absent. The hinge itself is fine and the case snaps shut. The stem is original.

The gilding is complete on the inside but mostly worn through to the brass on the outer surfaces.

OUTER CASE : Gilt brass. Diameter 54 mm.

No maker’s marks.

In good condition throughout. The catch is complete (though the catch button is a little worn) and the bezel snaps shut.

The gilding has worn with the brass showing through in most places. The brass is in good condition.