10 June 2009
MARKWICK MARKHAM. A FINE 18K GOLD AND ENAMEL TRIPLE CASE OPENFACE VERGE WATCH MADE FOR THE TURKISH MARKET WITH ENAMEL KEY
SIGNED MARKWICK MARKHAM, BORRELL, PERIGAL, LONDON, MOVEMENT NO. 16835, CIRCA 1750
Gilt-finished verge movement, chain fusée, finely pierced and engraved balance cock and foot, diamond endstone, white enamel dial, Turkish numerals, polychrome enamel inner case with landscape and lake scene to the reverse, green, red and white champlevé enamel scroll and foliate decorated band, rim and bow, scalloped second case with polychrome enamel floral scene to the back, green, red and white champlevé enamel scroll and foliage decorated bezel and rim, scalloped outer case with green, red and white champlevé enamel scroll and foliate decorated bezel and rim, dial and movement signed
outer case 47mm diam., second case 41mm diam., inner case 33mm diam.
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Accompanied by a gilt and enamel key.
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