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Repousse Pair-cased Verge Watch and Chain

Auction:
2857M
Lot:
6
Sold for:
$861$700

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2857M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
October 31, 2015 10:00AM

Description:

Repousse Pair-cased Verge Watch and Chain, probably Switzerland, c. 1800, the 10kt gold repousse outer case with three raised figures on the back, opens to the gilt-brass watch case and porcelain Roman numeral dial with pastoral scene within the chapter, pierced gilt hands, swing-out key wind and set verge escapement movement signed H. Fly, chain fusee, finely pierced balance cock, engraved foot and balance surround, silvered regulator dial and squared baluster pillars, all with heavy gilt watch chain, dia. of inner watch case 44 mm, with outer case 50 mm.
Estimate $600-800

Watch runs when wound, chain origin unknown, gilt worn on inner case.


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

case 50, Clockmakers, Daniel Quare, Escapement, Fusee, Pocket watch, Watch