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Morisset & Lukins, London
AN IMPRESSIVE GOLD, ENAMEL, DIAMOND, RUBY AND PEARL-SET OVAL CYLINDER WATCH MADE FOR THE CHINESE MARKET CIRCA 1790, NO. 2635
Estimate
13,00020,000
LOT SOLD. 42,500 GBP
JUMP TO LOT
88
Morisset & Lukins, London
AN IMPRESSIVE GOLD, ENAMEL, DIAMOND, RUBY AND PEARL-SET OVAL CYLINDER WATCH MADE FOR THE CHINESE MARKET CIRCA 1790, NO. 2635
Estimate
13,00020,000
LOT SOLD. 42,500 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

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Morisset & Lukins, London
AN IMPRESSIVE GOLD, ENAMEL, DIAMOND, RUBY AND PEARL-SET OVAL CYLINDER WATCH MADE FOR THE CHINESE MARKET CIRCA 1790, NO. 2635
Movement: gilded 3/4 plate, cylinder escapement, plain flat three-arm balance, signed and numbered Morriset & Lukins 2635
Dial: oval with blue translucent enamel over an engine-turned ground, heightened with diamond-set floral sprays, two white subsidiary dials for time with Roman numerals and seconds with Arabic ring, the whole surrounded by borders of opaque white and red guillloché enamel
Case: gold, the back with translucent blue enamel over an engine-turned ground, set with a large diamond and ruby-set star motif, the front and back bezels set with two rows of split pearls, the pendant further set with split-pearls, stirrup bow, polished gold cuvette
length including pendant 87mm, width 55mm
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Catalogue Note

Robert Morisset and Charles Lukins worked as jewellers, goldsmiths, and enamellers at 22 Denmark Street, Soho.  The two traded together from 1776 to 1799.  James Morisset, an important London goldsmith, also served as a partner in the firm.  

Masterworks of Time: George Daniels, Visionary

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