Pair-case watch with quarter repeating mechanism

Watchmaker: George Graham British
Case maker: William Sherwood Sr. British

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William Sherwood Sr. was among the premier London goldsmiths specializing in the embossing and chasing of small gold and silver objects, such as snuffboxes, cane handles, and watchcases that became increasingly fashionable in late seventeenth- and eighteenth-century England. George Graham was one of the rare clockmakers to be elected a fellow of the Royal Society.

Pair-case watch with quarter repeating mechanism, Watchmaker: George Graham (British, 1673–1751), Outer and inner cases: gold; Dial: champlevé gold; Movement: gilded brass and partly blued steel, British, London

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