63
63
Unsigned
A GOLD PAIR CASED REPOUSSE WATCH WITH CHATELAINE, FOB SEAL AND KEY AND ASSOCIATED INNER CASE AND MOVEMENT CIRCA 1765, NO.9778 
Estimate
3,5004,000
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63
Unsigned
A GOLD PAIR CASED REPOUSSE WATCH WITH CHATELAINE, FOB SEAL AND KEY AND ASSOCIATED INNER CASE AND MOVEMENT CIRCA 1765, NO.9778 
Estimate
3,5004,000
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Unsigned
A GOLD PAIR CASED REPOUSSE WATCH WITH CHATELAINE, FOB SEAL AND KEY AND ASSOCIATED INNER CASE AND MOVEMENT CIRCA 1765, NO.9778 
Movement: gilded full plate, verge escapement, decoratively pierced balance bridge with symmetrically arranged foliate motifs, diamond endstone, cylindrical pillars, flat balance, fusee and chain, bearing the signature Wm. Matthews, London
Dial: later white enamel, Roman numerals, blued steel beetle and poker hands, outer minute ring
Cases: associated later plain gold inner with aperture for winding to back, stirrup pendant and bow, lacking front bezel and glass, case maker's mark TC possibly Thomas Carpenter and numbered 9778 • gold repoussé outer case with scene depicting Orpheus and Eurydice, the border and bezels chased and engraved with shell, scrollwork and flowers, the bezel similarly decorated • yellow gold and gilt-metal chatelaine with panels depicting classical figures all connected by pendant chains, the upper gilt-metal panel with short pendant chains terminating in a blank bloodstone fob seal and key
diameter of outer case 46.5mm, length overall 185mm
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Masterworks of Time: George Daniels, Visionary

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