Le Roy et Fils: An enamel
Lot 301
Le Roy et Fils: An enamel, diamond and seed pearl lady's fob watch
Sold for £812 (US$ 1,343) inc. premium
Auction Details
Jewellery Oxford
7 Feb 2012 11:00 GMT

Auction 19815
Lot Details
Le Roy et Fils: An enamel, diamond and seed pearl lady's fob watch
The circular cream dial with blue and red Arabic numerals, to gilt bead border and seed pearl bezel, the blue guilloché enamel reverse set with central old-cut diamond to seed pearl border, the interior case signed 'Le Roy & Fils' and numbered 6121, below a blue enamel ribbon bow brooch surmount, in signed fitted case, length 5.5cm.

Footnotes

  • Formerly the property of Mrs Henry Coventry of the Rectory, Severn Stoke. The Rev Henry Coventry JP (1829-1920) was the great nephew of the 7th Earl of Coventry of Croome Court, and this fob watch is believed to have been given to his wife, (formerly Miss Leila Louisa Colquitt-Craven of Brockhampton Park). They were married on 21 April, 1868, in North Leach, Gloucestershire.
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