Lot 4265. Pocket watch: important and big Gold/enamel double case-Spindeluhr with Repetition, George Prior, London, No. 14035, made for the Ottoman market, around 1810

Starting price: € 15 000
Auction date: 09.09.2017   18:30 UTC +02:00
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Lot 4265 | Pocket watch: important and big Gold/enamel double case-Spindeluhr with Repetition, George Prior, London, No. 14035, made for the Ottoman market, around 1810
Approx 60mm, approx. 160g, 18K Gold, original, double casing, outer housing, gorgeous enameled, both edges with floral embellishments on the rear enamel plaque with typical Ottoman display of various weapons and flags, the finest sound openings, the inner housing is extremely filigree, floral decorated, also, the finest sound openings, bell, original, signed and numbered dust cap, magnificently engraved spindle works with extraordinary decoration, a spindle bridge with initials GP for George Prior, Repetition of hours and quarters on bell, the Board also signed and numbered, silver regulating disc with Ottoman label, original Ottoman labeled, signed enamel dial in very good condition, probably original hands, in very nice condition, enamel badge, with professionally restored and is not visible hairline cracks, functional, and with a fine sound. This Gold/enamel watch for Ottoman market are extremely rare. George Prior was one of the two large London-based manufacturer of these fine Gold/enamel watch, which today are very sought after. The "Schwesternuhr" with the number 14037 has already been auctioned in 1997 in Geneva, at the time, the estimated price of 23,000 to 28,000 Swiss francs.

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