Lot 10
  • 10

Charman, London

Estimate
12,000 - 15,000 USD
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Description

  • A FINE 18K GOLD, ENAMEL AND PEARL-SET WATCH, MADE FOR THE CHINESE MARKET
    1819 NO 9069
  • diameter 62 mm
• gilt cylinder movement, the balance cock pierced and engraved with scrolls and trophies, dust cover engraved with foliate scrolls • white enamel dial, Roman numerals, subsidiary seconds • fluted band, the back with a polychrome enamel burst of summer flowers against a scalloped translucent enamel mustard yellow ground over engine-turning surrounded by rings of white and pale blue opaque enamel, bezel and pendant set with split pearls • movement signed, case stamped with casemaker's mark LC, the case also hallmarked, London 1819

Catalogue Note

Baillie records that Charman was working in London around 1805. The casemaker's mark of LC most likely represents Louis Comtesse (Comptesse).
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