London, South Kensington
3 July 2002
An American parcel-gilt polychrome cast iron and zinc trade sign, early 20th century
modelled as pocket watch, the moulded border cast with JEWELRY, CLOCKS, WATCHES, the double sided dial painted with Roman numerals and the retailer name R.H.PETERS, with lobed finial and suspension loop above -- 26¼in. (66.6cm.)
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For a similar example see lot 142, Important American Furniture, Silver, Prints, Folk Art and Decorative Arts, Christie's New York, Jan 18, 2001 - Jan 19, 2001.
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