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Lot 37: Gold and Enamel Mandolin Watch

Gold and Enamel Mandolin Watch
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Description:
A rare Gold and Enamel Watch in the form of a mandolin in 18ct Gold totally decorated in polychrome and translucent enamels with decorations of flowers and leaves the front with half pearls white enamel dial movement fusee verge escapment.
Dimensions:
Height: 2.35″
Width: 1″
Length:
Circa:
Condition: Very good condition
Low Estimate: £8,000.00
High Estimate: £12,000.00

*Any condition statement is given as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. The Antique Enamel Company Auctions shall have no responsibility for any error or omission. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of ageing.

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Lot 40: English Gold Pair Cased Verge Watch

English Gold Pair Cased Verge Watch
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Description:
Late 17th/early 18th Century gold pair cased verge pocket watch with white enamel dial. Signed verge movement with pierced and engraved table cock with Thompion regulator and elaborate pillars. Fusee movement, plain gold outer case, movement signed ‘Roger Case’.
Dimensions:
Height: 2.9″
Width: 2.2″
Length:
Circa: 1700
Condition: In excellent working condition, two small losses of enamel on the dial.
Low Estimate: £4,500.00
High Estimate: £6,000.00

*Any condition statement is given as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. The Antique Enamel Company Auctions shall have no responsibility for any error or omission. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of ageing.

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Lot 43: Rare Steel and Gilt Verge Watch

Rare Steel and Gilt Verge Watch
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Description:
A rare mid 18th Century French verge in a chased steel and gilt consular case. Full plate gilt fusee movement. Finely pierced and engraved bridge cock with steel coqueret, plain three arm steel balance with blue steel spiral hairspring. Silver regulator dial with blue steel indicator. Pentagonal baluster pillars. Wound through the signed white enamel dial, Roman and Arabic numerals, decorative pierced gold hands. Very rare steel consular case, the scene of a couple in a garden and a man sitting on an arch chased and engraved. The matted areas of the scene washed with gilt. Polished steel interior, steel pendant and bow.
Dimensions:
Height: 2.2″
Width: 2″
Length:
Circa: 1750
Condition: In excellent working condition.
Low Estimate: £4,500.00
High Estimate: £7,000.00

*Any condition statement is given as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. The Antique Enamel Company Auctions shall have no responsibility for any error or omission. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of ageing.

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Lot 44: Gold and Enamel Diamond Set Verge Watch

Gold and Enamel Diamond Set Verge Watch
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Description:
An 18th Century Swiss verge in a stone set gold and enamel consular case. Full plate gilt fusee movement. Finely pierced and engraved bridge cock with steel coqueret, plain three arm gilt balance with blue steel spiral hairspring. Silver regulator dial with blue steel indicator. Winding through the signed white enamel dial, Roman and Arabic numerals, pierced stone set hands. Gold consular case, oval cartouche on the back of three colour gold and enamel within a stone set frame surrounded by a border of light green translucent enamel over an engine turned ground. Outside this a further band of enamelled foliate decoration with applied gold rope band. Stone set front bezel.
Dimensions:
Height: 2″
Width: 1.6″
Length:
Circa: 1780
Condition: In very good working condition. Some decorative diamonds missing on the bezel and reverse and a small chip to the enamel near the winding section and chip on the inner section of the glass near the centre.
Low Estimate: £3,000.00
High Estimate: £5,000.00

*Any condition statement is given as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. The Antique Enamel Company Auctions shall have no responsibility for any error or omission. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of ageing.

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Lot 45: Fine Gold and Enamel Pearl Set Watch

Fine Gold and Enamel Pearl Set Watch
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Description:
A late 18th Century Swiss verge in a pearl set gold and enamel case. Full plate gilt fusee movement. Finely pierced and engraved bridge cock with steel coqueret, plain three arm gilt balance with blue steel spiral hairspring. Silver regulator dial with gilt indicator. Winding through the signed white enamel dial, Arabic numerals, blue steel hands. Gold open face case with pearl set bezels, gold pendant and bow. Unusual back set with white stones and decorated in red and gilt enamel on a black ground. At the base a stylised sun below the gilt decorated red enamel arc. Above this a crescent moon set with white stones.
Dimensions:
Height: 2″
Width: 1.5″
Length:
Circa: 1820
Condition: In excellent working condition, one pearl missing on the border of the reverse of the watch and a very small chip to the dial near the winding section.
Low Estimate: £4,000.00
High Estimate: £6,000.00

*Any condition statement is given as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. The Antique Enamel Company Auctions shall have no responsibility for any error or omission. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of ageing.

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Lot 46: Gold, Enamel, Diamond & Pearl Watch & Chatelaine

Gold, Enamel, Diamond & Pearl Watch & Chatelaine
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Description:
An early 19th Century French verge watch and chatelaine in an unusual gold and enamel half hunter case set with diamonds and pearls. Full plate gilt fusee movement. Finely pierced and engraved bridge cock with steel coqueret, plain three arm gilt balance with blue steel spiral hairspring. Silver regulator dial with blue steel indicator. Signed engine turned gold dial, small central chapter of white enamel marked in Arabic numerals, blue steel hands. Unusual 18 carat gold case with ribbed middle. The covers decorated in translucent dark blue enamel over an engine turned ground with diamond set rings. Bezels set with a row of split pearls with matching pearl set chatelaine.
Dimensions:
Height: 6.5″
Width: 1.6″
Length:
Circa: 1820
Condition: In excellent condition, no pearl or diamonds deficient, movement currently working.
Low Estimate: £3,500.00
High Estimate: £5,000.00

*Any condition statement is given as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. The Antique Enamel Company Auctions shall have no responsibility for any error or omission. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of ageing.

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Lot 47: Three Colour Gold Quarter Repeating Watch

Three Colour Gold Quarter Repeating Watch
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Description:
A late 18th Century French quarter repeating verge in an unusual glazed consular case. Full plate gilt fusee movement. Finely pierced and engraved bridge cock, plain three arm gilt balance with blue steel spiral hairspring. Silver regulator dial with gilt indicator. Push pendant dumb quarter repeating on two blocks in the case. Winding through the white enamel dial, Arabic numerals, gilt hands. Unusual consular case with glazed hinged back protecting the two colour gold decoration on the back depicting a scene in an oval.
Dimensions:
Height: 2.3″
Width: 1.8″
Length:
Circa: 1780
Condition: In excellent working condition, very small hairline crack near the number eleven.
Low Estimate: £3,500.00
High Estimate: £5,000.00

*Any condition statement is given as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. The Antique Enamel Company Auctions shall have no responsibility for any error or omission. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of ageing.

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Lot 51: Unusual Silver Gilt and Gem Set Form Clock

Unusual Silver Gilt and Gem Set Form Clock
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Description:
An unusual gem set silver gilt desk clock in the form of a carriage being drawn by butterflies. Small full plate gilt fusee verge movement. Finely pierced and engraved bridge cock with steel coqueret, plain three arm gilt balance with blue steel spiral hairspring. Silver regulator dial with blue steel indicator. Wound through the white enamel dial, Arabic numerals, gilt Breguet hands. The movement housed in a plain drum with a glazed hinged front door and clip on glazed back. This sits on an ornate carriage constructed from pierced and engraved silver gilt frames. A small cast cherub drives the carriage holding the reigns to three well modelled butterflies pulling the coach. The dial side of the coach set with white and red gem stones. Pierced and engraved wheels sitting on a rectangular lapis lazuli base.
Dimensions:
Height: 3.3″
Width: 4.8″
Length:
Circa: 1820
Condition: In good condition, small chip to the white enamel dial near the winding section, complete with all gems. Movement not currently working.
Low Estimate: £1,500.00
High Estimate: £2,000.00

*Any condition statement is given as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. The Antique Enamel Company Auctions shall have no responsibility for any error or omission. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of ageing.

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Lot 54: The Vienna Egg Clock

The Vienna Egg Clock
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Description:
Rock Crystal Globe Clock, rock crystal with cut stars, Silver gilt and, multi-coloured enamels hinged, inside also enamelled, corresponding dial, blued Breguet steel hands, gilt verge movement, movement intact, very beautiful condition. The ‘Vienna Egg’ is one of the rarest Vienna rock crystal form clocks. Makers marks for Herman Bohm.
Dimensions:
Height: 7.5″
Width: 2.75″
Length:
Circa: 1880
Condition: Very good condition
Low Estimate: £4,000.00
High Estimate: £6,000.00

*Any condition statement is given as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. The Antique Enamel Company Auctions shall have no responsibility for any error or omission. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of ageing.

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