Hong Kong, HKCEC Grand Hall
30 May 2012
This lot is offered without a reserve
THOMAS GRAY. AN ATTRACTIVE 18K GOLD, ENAMEL, DIAMOND AND PEARL-SET OPENFACE KEYWOUND VERGE WATCH
SIGNED THOS GRAY, SACKBILLE STREET, MOVEMENT NO. 1642, CIRCA 1750
Chain fusée verge movement, white enamel dial, Arabic numerals, circular case, pearl-set bezels, the translucent royal blue enamel over engine-turned background centring on a raised cartouche with blue enamel and gold paillons in a diamond-set foliate surround, further enhanced by a gold paillons garland, movement signed and numbered 41 mm. diam.
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Watches with such sumptuous cases, featuring enamel, pearl and diamond-set decorations, were often made for the Chinese market.
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