16 November 2009,
Price realised CHF 56,250
Estimate CHF 12,000 - CHF 16,000
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.
New York +1 212 636 2000
London +44 (0)20 7839 9060
Hong Kong +852 2760 1766
Shanghai +86 21 6355 1766
Dr. Nathalie Monbaron
+41 (0)22 319 1724
+41 (0)22 319 1723
For a note on Markwick Markham Perigal see lot 33 in this auction.
For a note on the late Albin Schaeder see lot 350 in this auction.
From the Collection of the late Albin Schaeder
Prominently illustrated and explained in De underbara Uren by Albin Schaeder, pp. 35 - 37.