AN ANTIQUE ENAMEL AND GOLD HUNTING CASE MINUTE REPEATING POCKET WATCH, CHARLES FRODSHAM
AN ANTIQUE ENAMEL AND GOLD HUNTING CASE MINUTE REPEATING POCKET WATCH, CHARLES FRODSHAM
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AN ANTIQUE ENAMEL AND GOLD HUNTING CASE MINUTE REPEATING POCKET WATCH, CHARLES FRODSHAM

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AN ANTIQUE ENAMEL AND GOLD HUNTING CASE MINUTE REPEATING POCKET WATCH, CHARLES FRODSHAM
Champlevé enamel portraits on either side depicting a nobleman or Maharaja, white enamel dial, 18k gold (British and Swiss marks), 3 ins., case no. 06763, circa 1885, signed 'Cha. Frodsham, 84 Strand London', workshop mark (H. M. F.)
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Sotheby's, Geneva, 15 May 2011, lot 111
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During the late 19th and early 20th century, many pocket watches were made in Europe for the Indian market. Photographs were typically sent to the artists so that they could render the enamel portraits of the Maharaja or nobleman commissioning the watch.
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