60
60
Continental
A GOLD, LAPIS LAZULI, MOTHER-OF-PEARL AND PASTE-SET PAIR CASED VERGE WATCH MADE FOR THE DUTCH MARKET WITH MATCHING CHATELAINE, CRANK KEY AND FOB SEAL CIRCA 1750
Estimate
7,00010,000
LOT SOLD. 27,500 GBP
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60
Continental
A GOLD, LAPIS LAZULI, MOTHER-OF-PEARL AND PASTE-SET PAIR CASED VERGE WATCH MADE FOR THE DUTCH MARKET WITH MATCHING CHATELAINE, CRANK KEY AND FOB SEAL CIRCA 1750
Estimate
7,00010,000
LOT SOLD. 27,500 GBP
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Continental
A GOLD, LAPIS LAZULI, MOTHER-OF-PEARL AND PASTE-SET PAIR CASED VERGE WATCH MADE FOR THE DUTCH MARKET WITH MATCHING CHATELAINE, CRANK KEY AND FOB SEAL CIRCA 1750
Movement: gilded full plate, verge escapement, decoratively pierced and engraved balance cock, silver regulation plate, turned baluster pillars, fusee and chain, movement bearing the signature Arned, London
Dial: gold champlevé. Roman numerals with red paste-set half hour markers, arcaded outer minute ring, blued steel hands, banner to the centre engraved London
Cases: gold inner, the centre of the back engraved with the British Royal Arms, decoratively pierced band engraved with scrolling foliage inhabited by birds and dogs, a grotesque mask at the base • outer case, the back with central lapis lazuli panel surrounded by pastes, four reserves to the outside each with a lapis lazuli panel, all surrounded by a chased and engraved decoration, a female bust, a dog, a dragonfly and a bird between the lapis panels, the panels underlayed with mother-of-pearl, bezel similarly decorated and with pulse piece between 8 and 9 o'clock, inner and outer cases with maker's mark N.F. beneath a crown incuse
Chatelaine: gold and gilt metal, four central mother-of-pearl panels each centred with a lapis lazuli roundel, all surrounded by scrolling gold borders and heightened with pastes, two side pendant chains terminating to one side with a crank key and to the other with a lapis lazuli-set fob, the pendant clip decorated en-suite
diameter of outer case 49mm, inner 41mm, overall length 190mm
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Masterworks of Time: George Daniels, Visionary

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