Georgian fine silver cylinder pocket watch. Gravell & Son London c1835

Georgian fine silver cylinder pocket watch. Gravell & Son London c1835

Code: 4.210

£750.00 Approx $944.58, €876.17, ¥6818.18
 

This is a really fine example of an early silver cylinder pocket watch made in the Empire style with a much slimmer and more elegant profile than other watches of the period. 

It would have been made in Switzerland or France and sent to England where it was, finished, retailed and sold

Movement – the gilt bridge movement has a cylinder escapement and is in 90% mint condition - light marks and scratches only.

Case – the movement comes in a silver open face case, which has a silver back and bezel and a hinged gilt inner cover signed “Gravell & Son, London, No 31814, Horizontal escapement, four holes jewelled”

The case has a slender profile and is decorated with richly carved edges with shell and floral motifs. The back of the case has engine turning and is in 95% mint condition – light wear only

Dial – the off white enamel dial has gilt hands and is signed “Gravell & Son, London” and is in 100% mint condition

The watch has a mineral glass

The watch measures 46mm wide x 10mm

The watch is key wound / key set and comes with an attractive period key

The watch comes in a leather period box lined with ruffled blue silk.