11 June 2013
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Thomas Reske. A Gold-plated and Enamel Openface Keywound Verge Watch
Signed Thomas Reske, Early 19th Century
Mechanical gilt-finished full-plate verge movement, chain fusée, pierced balance cock, silvered regulator dial, Egyptian pilasters, white enamel dial, Arabic numerals, circular case, polychrome enamel portrait of a woman in a kitchen, outer black and white enamel border with gilt beaded border, engraved rim and bezel, hinged back, movement signed
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Jürgen Abeler's Meister der Uhrmacherkunst lists Thomas Reske (Reski) in Landsberg, as a member of a watchmaker family active from around 1790 until 1882.
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