16 July 2003,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 1,528
GBP 700 - GBP 1,000
DUCHENE ET FILS: A GOLD SKELETONISED VERGE POCKET WATCH
signed Duchene et Fils, circa 1820.
the gilt skeletonised chain fusee movement with chased and pierced top plate and bridge cock, white enamel chapter ring with Arabic numerals, movement visible through the glazed centre, blued steel hands, the hour hand with gold tip, gold case glazed back and front with ribbed band, diameter 55mm.
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Specialist Carleigh Queenth discusses the Sèvres porcelain service treasured by successive generations of the Rockefeller family