5 - 6 December 2002
THE PROPERTY OF A MARYLAND LADY
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AN ANTIQUE POCKET WATCH AND CHAIN
With nickel-finished jeweled lever movement, the circular case accented by black enamel foliate motifs, opening to reveal a white dial of circular outline, with Roman numerals and blued-steel hands, and subsidiary seconds, suspended from a textured gold watch chain, accented by a rose gold slide, and seed pearl and black enamel trim, circa 1890, 28 ins.
Caseback signed Donat Fer, Chaux-de-fonds, caseback and inside case nos. 11, 26011
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