London, South Kensington
11 November 2003
An early 20th century iron and gold damascene pocket watch by Placido Zuloaga,
the lever movement signed Ch. E Larvet, Fleurier, Suisse, with glazed cuvette, white enamel dial with Arabic numerals, the iron case with Spanish damascene work inlaid and applied depicting a floral trophy flanked by swans, with internal monogram PZ, with damascened bezels and bead border.
See plate 6
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Refer The Art and Tradition of the Zuloagas, Spanish Damascene from the Khalili Collection published in association with the Victoria & Albert Museum, 1997, exhibit 20 for a brooch bearing the same monogram and with similar bezel decoration.
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