A fine and early gold musical fob seal, circa 1825, attributed to Piquet,
Lot 33
A fine and early gold musical fob seal, circa 1825, attributed to Piquet,
Sold for £2,040 (US$ 3,186) inc. premium

Lot Details
A fine and early gold musical fob seal,
circa 1825, attributed to Piquet,
with the suspended petit barillet movement with comb stack of eight blued teeth, internal spring barrel with inset Geneva stopwork, flywheel governor and blued barrel clamp screw, on plain gilt brass bedplate, the main ovoid-form body with plain underside, hoop winding top of three expanded loops joined by petit-baulles, above a pair of shaped oval frames with the flared central winding stem of textured bowed struts running to the base, flanked by a pair of female winged putti before roundels, the edge with a miniature frieze of floral swags, amongst which running hunting dogs give chase to an outstretched stork in reeds, against petit-pointwork ground - 1.1/2in. (3.8cm) high, 1.1/8in. (2.8cm) wide, the depth .3/4in. (1.9cm) and the cylinder diameter .1/2in. (1.2cm) approximately

Footnotes

  • Condition: E-G II 2
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