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William Addis, London
A VERY FINE GOLD AND POLYCHROME ENAMEL PAINTED CONSULAR CASED VERGE WATCH WITH MATCHING CHATELAINE CIRCA 1770, NO. 2207
Estimate
7,00010,000
LOT SOLD. 12,500 GBP
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William Addis, London
A VERY FINE GOLD AND POLYCHROME ENAMEL PAINTED CONSULAR CASED VERGE WATCH WITH MATCHING CHATELAINE CIRCA 1770, NO. 2207
Estimate
7,00010,000
LOT SOLD. 12,500 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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William Addis, London
A VERY FINE GOLD AND POLYCHROME ENAMEL PAINTED CONSULAR CASED VERGE WATCH WITH MATCHING CHATELAINE CIRCA 1770, NO. 2207
Movement: gilded full plate, verge escapement, decoratively pierced balance cock engraved with scrolling foliage, diamond end-stone, silver regulation plate, turned baluster pillars, gilt-metal dust cap, movement and dust cap signed and numbered Wm. Addis, London, 2207 
Dial: white enamel, Roman numerals, outer Arabic minute ring, aperture for date at 4 o'clock, filigree hands
Case: gold case, the back with polychrome enamel painted scene depicting Vertumnus and Pomona within a landscape, a pyramid in the distance, the bezels set with enamel painted vignettes of pastoral scenes, gold mounts with decorative engraving, case maker's mark DA with a pellet between incuse probably for Daniel Aveline
Chatelaine: gold and gilt-metal, four panels with polychrome enamel painted plaques depicting Achilles and the daughters of Lycomedes, each surrounded by gold mounted chased and engraved borders and with gilt-metal backs, the uppermost panel with pendant hook and four pendant chains terminating in a key with polychrome enamel painted mount, faceted crystal with gold cross to the centre, egg-form snuff box and the top of a vinaigrette 
190 mm. long
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Literature

Richard Edgcumbe, The Art of the Gold Chaser, fig. 38b

Catalogue Note

The enamel scenes on the plaques portray Achilles and the daughters of Lycomedes, possibly after an engraving by Louis Surugue, and the painting by Nicolas Vleughels.

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