THOMAS MUDGE AND WILLIAM DUTTON. A GOLD PAIR CASE HALF-QUARTER REPEATING VERGE WATCH WITH CENTER SECONDS
Lot Description.THOMAS MUDGE AND WILLIAM DUTTON. A GOLD PAIR CASE HALF-QUARTER REPEATING VERGE WATCH WITH CENTER SECONDS.SIGNED THO. MUDGE & W. DUTTON, LONDON, NO. 1290, CIRCA 1787.Gilt-finished verge movement, chain fusée, pierced and engraved balance bridge, diamond endstone, repeating hours, quarters and the half quarters à toc on the side of the case activated through the pendant, gilt dust cover, white enamel dial, Roman numerals, center seconds, plain inner case, cover and movement signed, movement numbered, inner case stamped with maker's mark IM and overstamped ITP and with London date letter for 1787, plain outer case, stamped with maker's mark IM and London date letter for 1806.48mm diam. of inner case, 56mm diam. of outer case.Special Notice.This lot is offered without reserve..Provenance.The Albert Odmark Collection of Important Clocks and Watches, Christie's London, March 11, 2005, lot 92..Sotheby's, 26 March, 1962, lot 138.