31 May 2007
ILBERY. A RARE AND IMPORTANT 18K GOLD AND ENAMEL DUPLEX WATCH, MADE FOR THE CHINESE MARKET
SIGNED ILBERY, LONDON, MOVEMENT NO. 6080, CASE NO. 40, CIRCA 1820
With highly decorative and engraved gilt movement with duplex escapement, plain five arm polished steel balance, engraved cuvette, the white enamel dial with Roman numerals, gold hands, subsidiary seconds, the case featuring an exquisite and finely painted enamel plaque depicting a classical scene, the border and front bezel similarly decorated with dark blue, light blue, red and white champlevé enamel design, with matching decorative pendant and bow, movement signed and numbered, case also numbered
59 mm. diam.
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