The inner gold case housing the bell, the band fretted and engraved with acanthus scrolls with wheatear border and numbered 881 by the pendant. A hinged bezel and quarter-repeating push piece. The outer gold case with plain back, the edges engraved with acanthus leaves, vines and shells. Both cases stamped IW.
Later plain white enamel dial with Roman and Arabic numerals and pierced gold hands.
Gilded brass plates signed Geo. Graham London, numbered 881. Quarter repeating fusee movement with plain pillars, a finely fretted and engraved verge cock with floral and scroll decoration, masked face and with diamond endstone. The gilt metal dust cover signed Geo. Graham London and numbered inside.
Garnier & Carter, The Golden Age of English Horology, 2015, p.170-171.
Cylinder, brass ’scape with steel cylinder.
George Graham, London, No. 881 circa 1735
A small gold quarter-repeating watch in engraved pair cases