Bouquet. A fine and rare early 18th century 22ct gold pair case pocket watchCirca 1710

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Bouquet. A fine and rare early 18th century 22ct gold pair case pocket watch
Circa 1710

Sold for £ 4,750 (US$ 6,330) inc. premium
Bouquet. A fine and rare early 18th century 22ct gold pair case pocket watch
Circa 1710
Gilt full plate verge signed movement with pierced and engraved balance cock, 3-arm balance, silvered regulation, large tulip pillars, gilt dial with Roman numerals and outer Arabic five minute chapter, signed central foliate cartouches, blued steel beetle and poker hands, polished inner hinged case with plain polished outer with square 7-piece hinge, inner and outer cases stamped 'WS' possibly for William Sherwood, rubbed hallmarks, dial and movement signed 55mm.

Footnotes

  • The case papers for this watch contain the following inscription: "This watch belonged to a relation of Charlotte Waterfield, who, for 39 years, was a faithful and devoted servant in the family of Mr. William Brooke at Monte."
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