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Large Gold Enameled Watch

Auction:
2724M
Lot:
428
Sold for:
$9,225$7,500

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2724M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
May 03, 2014 10:00AM

Description:

Large Gold Enameled Watch, case mid-17th century, movement, Jn.o Everell, London, 2136, c. 1725, the outer faux tortoiseshell case opens to the enameled inner case with annular Roman numeral chapter ring, central depiction of the Death of Cleopatra, and beetle and poker blued steel hands, the case back finely painted with the personification of Charity, three putti and basket of grapes, the band with travelers in fanciful landscapes, the interior enamel of two travelers in a wooded landscape, gilt dust cap engraved Jn. [o] Everell, London, 2136, full plate gilt movement with finely pierced and engraved balance cock with grotesque mask, pierced table, endstone, silvered regulating dial, square baluster pillars, chain fusee, and verge escapement movement, dia. 60 mm.
Estimate $6,000-8,000

Restoration to enameled band, movement and dial fitted to case at a later date, outer case probably later.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

London, steel hands, Jn.o Everell