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    Sale 12299

    Jewellery & Watches

    15 September 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 138

    AN 18TH CENTURY GOLD CYLINDER PAIR CASE POCKET STOP WATCH, BY JOHN ELLICOT

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    AN 18TH CENTURY GOLD CYLINDER PAIR CASE POCKET STOP WATCH, BY JOHN ELLICOT
    The white enamel dial with Roman numerals, outer Arabic five minute numerals, sweep centre seconds and beetle and poker hands, the gilt cylinder movement with fusee, pierced foliate balance cock and foot, three arm balance wheel, rose-cut diamond end stone, decorative pillars and silver cap, in plain inner and outer case, engraved 'Mrs Susan Coutts', hallmarked London 1761, case 50mm
    Movement and cap signed John Ellicott, London, no. 2074


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    Provenance

    Formerly the property of the Coutts banking family


    Post Lot Text

    The inscription probably refers to Susan 'Starky' Coutts, wife of Thomas Coutts (1735-1822) who owned Coutts & Co Bank