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Verge watch. Watch with brass outer case with silver rims and pique decoration covered with a painted horn. The bezel has branch decoration painted under the horn and one area is repaired with a piece of tortoiseshell. Its band has painted branch motifs, a gold dial with a border of semi-circles surrounding an area of dotted decoration. Twelve white enamel plaques are numbered in Turkish for the minutes in five minute divisions. The arcaded minute ring surrounds a series of intersecting white enamel discs with Turkish hour numbers. At the centre there is a design of flowers in green enamel. The watch has a circular movement with gilded brass plates and four tapered pillars.
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