An enameled gold pearl set verge watch and chatelaineLate 18th century
Lot 86
An enameled gold pearl set verge watch and chatelaineLate 18th century
Sold for US$ 5,000 inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
Property from a New Hampshire Collector
An enameled gold pearl set verge watch and chatelaine
Late 18th century
Gilt full plate fusee movement with cylindrical pillars, pierced and chased cock with diamond endstone, white enamel dial with roman chapters, gold wriggle work hands, the bezels of the case set with split pearls enclosing a guilloché and painted classical scene of an amorous couple; the chatelaine composed of alternating gold chains of hexagonal bar and open links terminating in a shaped gold guilloché panel suspending two enameled keys and a tipsy seal with carnelian matrix carved with a flower and the motto "Amour"
42mm, the chatelaine 27cm long
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  1. Jonathan Snellenburg
    Specialist - Watches
    Bonhams
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