6 December 2002
Benjamin Zoll. A rare 18K gold and enamel openface verge watch
Signed Benjamin Zoll, Dantzig, circa 1670
With gilt-finished verge movement, finely engraved and pierced cock and foot, chain fusee, pierced flared pillars, the later replaced white enamel dial with Arabic numerals, pierced gilt hands, the circular case with chased and engraved bezel, the back with finely detailed hand-painted polychrome enamel scene depicting Madonna with Child and Saint John, the band with four hand-painted polychrome enamel vignettes depicting pastoral and town landscapes, the inside with hand-painted polychrome enamel scene depicting two figures near a river and fountain in a town setting, movement signed
50 mm. diam.
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