J. May, London. A late 18th century silver gilt and tortoiseshell pair case pocket watch with painted dialCirca 1790
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J. May, London. A late 18th century silver gilt and tortoiseshell pair case pocket watch with painted dial Circa 1790
Sold for £812 (US$ 1,365) inc. premium
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Lot Details
J. May, London. A late 18th century silver gilt and tortoiseshell pair case pocket watch with painted dial
Circa 1790
Fusee verge movement with pierced and engraved balance cock, silver regulation, white enamel dial with Roman and Arabic arcaded chapter, central painted rural scene of a man and boy crossing a bridge to church, polished silver inner case with metal repoussé middle case and tortoiseshell covered outer with stud-work, movement signed
56mm.
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  1. Penelope Morris
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    Bonhams
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    United Kingdom
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