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Edmund Grinkin (active c. 1650 - 1680)
Gold and enamel cased verge watch

Movement signed: Edmund Grinkin, Hagae, 1650 - 1660

case; gold; pierced and chased cage-work, enamelled with green and white; engraved dial; engraved movement; gilt-brass; pierced

case 48 mm diameter case 23 mm thickness movement 40.4 mm diameter movement 7.9 mm pillar height

Case: Round gold case overlaid with pierced and chased cage-work, with green and white enamelled flowers and foliage. The inside of the lid is decorated with a stipple-engraved pattern. The pendant is not original. Dial: A modern replacement dial engraved with a vase of flowers and, within the chapter-ring, a landscape with a fishing party. The hand is also modern. Movement: Circular gilt-brass plates with four pierced Egyptian pillars. Barrel with tangent-screw set-up; fusee with gut line and standard stop-work; three wheel train; verge escapement; screwed-on pierced foliate balance cock. Movement signed: Edmund Grinkin Hagae Edmund Grinkin, working in The Hague c. 1650-1680. Notes: A similar case, with a movement by Claude Pascal of the Hague, is in the Victoria and Albert Museum.


Thompson (2007)

Bequeathed by J. Francis Mallett, 1947.


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