• IMPORTANT WATCHES Including A  auction at Christies

    Sale 1369

    IMPORTANT WATCHES Including A CONNOISSEUR'S VISION

    16 November 2009, Geneva

  • Lot 35

    Markwick Markham Perigal. A fine, rare and small 18K gold and enamel triple case verge watch with matching chatelaine, made for the Turkish market

    SIGNED MARKWICK MARKHAM PERIGAL, LONDON, NO. 16'798, CIRCA 1780

    Price Realised  

    Markwick Markham Perigal. A fine, rare and small 18K gold and enamel triple case verge watch with matching chatelaine, made for the Turkish market
    Signed Markwick Markham Perigal, London, no. 16'798, circa 1780
    Gilt-finished verge movement, chain fusée, finely pierced and engraved balance cock and foot, diamond endstone, pierced pillars, white enamel dial, Turkish numerals, gilt beetle and poker hands, inner case with polychrome champlevé enamel floral decorated band, reverse with a finely painted polychrome enamel bouquet of flowers on translucent pink enamel background, scalloped middle case with polychrome enamel floral decorated bezel and undulating rim, reverse with a finely painted polychrome enamel lake scene depicting a frigate in full sail, scalloped outer protective case with polychrome champlevé enamel floral decorated undulating rim, glazed back, matching gold and enamel châtelaine decorated with painted polychrome enamel lakeside scenes, hinged silver clip to the back, dial and movement signed
    39 mm. overall diam., overall length of the châtelaine approx. 80 mm.


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    For a note on Markwick Markham Perigal see lot 33 in this auction.

    Provenance

    For a note on the late Albin Schaeder see lot 350 in this auction.


    Pre-Lot Text

    From the Collection of the late Albin Schaeder


    Literature

    Prominently illustrated and explained in De underbara Uren by Albin Schaeder, pp. 35 - 37.