A gilt and enamel key wind open face pocket watch made for the Eastern market Circa 1850

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Lot 7
A gilt and enamel key wind open face pocket watch made for the Eastern market
Circa 1850

Sold for £ 6,000 (US$ 8,183) inc. premium
A gilt and enamel key wind open face pocket watch made for the Eastern market
Date: Circa 1850
Movement: Finely engraved gilt with dragon and serpent decoration, 3-arm balance, blued steel screws
Dial: White, black Roman numerals, black outer minute divisions with Arabic numeral 15 minute markers, stylised blued steel hands, centre seconds
Case: Engine turned hinged, enamel decoration depicting two horses to back, seed pearl set bezels, No.6 2795
Size: 52mm
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