London, South Kensington
17 July 2002
A French silver-mounted tortoiseshell mantel timepiece, circa 1909
The waisted case with silver banding and inlaid with silver and mother-of-pearl piqué work, on scroll feet, the white enamel Arabic dial with retail signature for MAPPIN & WEBB, blued steel hands, with hallmarks for London 1909 to the rear, the single barrel movement with platform escapement -- 6½in. (16.5cm.) high
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