Macham. A very fine and very rare 22ct gold pair case clock watch with outer leather case Circa 1705
Lot 10
Macham. A very fine and rare 22ct gold pair case clock watch with outer leather case Circa 1705
Sold for £6,875 (US$ 11,555) inc. premium
Lot Details
Macham. A very fine and rare 22ct gold pair case clock watch with outer leather case
Circa 1705
Gilt brass full plate fusee verge movement with pierced and engraved winged balance cock, finely engraved repeat barrel, steel 3-arm balance, silver regulation, two hybrid pillars and two rounded pillars, large polished steel hammer striking on a bell, gold dial with Roman and Arabic chapters with five minute divisions, blued steel pierced and engraved hands, signed scroll to the centre with putti, finely pierced and engraved case with detailed engravings of birds and a figure in fur cloak at 6, stamped HR under the bell for Henry Rawlins, the outer case with engraved back, the fretted and engraved sides with various countryside scenes engraved to the cartouches, wide 7-piece gold hinge, inside stamped again with HR, together with fitted leather hinged outer case, dial and movement signed
67mm. (outer leather case)

Footnotes

  • Samuel Macham is listed as working in London between 1700-1715.

    Henry Rawlins was believed to have made cases for Thomas Tompion and William Webster around 1709.
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