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Liberty & Company "Cymric" Sterling, Enamel, and Mother-of-Pearl Boudoir Timepiece

Auction:
2481
Lot:
427
Sold for:
$13,035$11,000

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2481
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
October 24, 2009 11:00AM

Description:

Liberty & Company "Cymric" Sterling, Enamel, and Mother-of-Pearl Boudoir Timepiece, Birmingham, 1904, the tapering rectangular case topped by a sugarloaf turquoise cabochon, the front and two sides of case applied with silver corners accented with faux studs, the dial with green and blue shaded enameled bezel, over three further turquoise cabochons, and two ovoid mother of pearl inlays, with French movement, ht. 4 1/4, wd. to 2 7/8 in.
Estimate $2,000-3,000

good, with very minor bend to upper right edge, with a few small scratches, as if someone has tried to straighten it. mechanism is original appears to be overwound, so not believed to be working at present; it is not overpolished and the marks are still very strong; stones are of average quality only with no losses or repairs.

Keywords

Liberty & Company, Pearl Boudoir Timepiece, Cabochon, Gemstones, Inlay, Sugarloaf, Turquoise

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