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    Sale 12196

    Living With Art

    26 - 27 July 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 409

    A SILVER POCKET WATCH AND EBONIZED WOOD SILK-LINED PRESENTATION BOX

    LATE 19TH/EARLY 20TH CENTURY

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    A SILVER POCKET WATCH AND EBONIZED WOOD SILK-LINED PRESENTATION BOX
    LATE 19TH/EARLY 20TH CENTURY
    The pocket watch with a leather strap and gold medallion depicting the U.S. capital building, the face of the watch finely painted with a scene of a girl speaking with two soldiers, the front of the case engraved with a belt and buckle encircling a blank shield, the interior engraved J.M. Sandol/ GENEVA/ PATENT LEVER/ 15/ JEWELLS; the lining of the box printed WATCHMAKER TO HIS MAJESTY THE KING OF DENMARK/ H.R. EKEGREN/ COPENHAGEN & GENEVA/ MADE FOR J.E. CALDWELL & Co, PHILIDELPHIA
    2 1/8 in. (5.3 cm.) diameter, the pocket watch


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    Pre-Lot Text

    CABINET DE CURIOSITÉ, A COLLECTION FORMED BY A PROMINENT NEW YORK STYLIST