- Oignon mit Wecker

auction 379, Lot 1179

JEWELLERY on 20 March 2018

 

Oignon mit Wecker

estimate:
€ 900 to € 1.000

Differenzbesteuerung    

result:
€ 2.286 (incl. 27 % buyer's premium)

description:

AN OIGNON PAIR CASE POCKET WATCH WITH ALARM

London, circa 1700, MARTINEAU

 

Silver. Makers mark ET. Movement signed Martineau London. Hairline cracks to the dial, the hands are later, the winding key is missing, leather case missing.

Outer case: diameter circa 5.6 cm, Inner case: diameter ca. 4.7 cm. Total weight: circa 161.39 g.

 

Polished outer case. Pierced and engraved inner case with engraved acanthus leaf decoration, as well as engraved cartouches with cityscape decoration (amongst other motifs). White enamel dial with painted black Roman hour numerals, outer minute track with Arabic five minute markers. Additional central alarm dial with Arabic numerals. 2 unmatched gilt hands. Fusee verge movement. Finely pierced and engraved balance cock.