KNIBB. A SILVER PAIR CASE AND A TORTOISESHELL POCKETWATCH

Lot №: 24973
Estimate: $4,193 - 6,989
24 November 1999
Sold price
$9,323
London (South Kensigton)

Description

Knibb. A silver pair case and a tortoiseshell pocketwatch signed John Knibb at Oxon, case no.56, late 17th century, the gilt mechanism with chaised and pierced cock and foot, free arm steel balance wheel with hair spring, verge escapement, cain fusee, pierced tulip pillars, the silver champleve dial with Roman numerals, Arabic five minute divisions, diamond half hour marks and inner half hour ring, blued steel and beetle and poker hands in plain silver case with rotating dust cover over the winding hole, split bezel and seven piece hinge ring pendant, in a tortoiseshell outer case with silver tin work and silver wire inlay with floral and bird decoration, movement signed52 mm. diam