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Silver Pocket Watch with George Washington Portrait Miniature

Auction:
2482
Lot:
48
Sold for:
$5,036$4,250

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2482
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 08, 2009 11:00AM

Description:

Silver Pocket Watch with George Washington Portrait Miniature, probably France, c. 1790, key-wind silver pair case pocket watch, with verge fusee movement, enameled porcelain dial with bust-length profile portrait of George Washington with misspelled "G. WASINGTON" in script surrounding the portrait, (small chipped porcelain area by keywind), dia. 2 7/8 in.

Literature: A similar pocket watch with Washington portrait is pictured in American Antiques From Israel Sack Collection Vol. l, p. 287.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

Keywords

George Washington, George Washington Portrait Miniature, France, Israel Sack Collection Vol, Clocks, Pocket watch, Washington, D.C., Watches

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