London, South Kensington
20 March 2002
A SILVER GILT, ENAMEL AND PEARL SET CENTRE SECONDS DUPLEX POCKET WATCH FOR THE CHINESE MARKET
Swiss, circa 1850.
with profusely chased and decorated movement jewelled to the centre, chaton held by three screws, standing barrel, crab's claw duplex escapement with blued steel winged compensation weights, white enamel dial with roman numerals and arabic quarter markers, blued steel hands, centre seconds, case with split pearl set bezels, pendent and bow, the back cover enamelled with a spray of flowers against a blue back ground, 56mm.
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