Lot 4189. Pocket watch: a magnificent specimen of an early English repoussé technology Spindeluhr with dummy pendulum, date, enamel painting, and regulation through the dial, Mauris/Clough? verm. around 1720

Sold: € 4 550
Auction date: 15.09.2018   18:30 UTC +02:00
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Lot 4189 | Pocket watch: a magnificent specimen of an early English repoussé technology Spindeluhr with dummy pendulum, date, enamel painting, and regulation through the dial, Mauris/Clough? verm. around 1720
Approx. 56mm, approx. 130g, double-case silver, outer case repoussé technology, excellent, solid quality, masterpiece of repoussé technology case makers art, signed Mauris, depicting the mythological scene of the "war hero Marcius Coriolanus with his mother Volumnia and his wife Virgilia", inner casing, smooth, case maker-hallmark IMC, with crown, extremely rare Spindle movement with enamel medallion, border, fire gilt, and splendidly decorated, exceptional pillars, base of the dial with cut-out for the dummy pendulum, on the edge of barely readable Glough signed?, Regulation through the dial, date display, iron hands, passable, audit recommended that you show work with old restorations, extremely rare. The watch is known for a long time and was last auctioned in Geneva in 2001 (source: https://www.cortrie.de/go/wv0). Marcius Coriolanus (also Gaius Marcius Coriolanus or short-Coriolan; *prior to 527 BC; † 488 BC in Antium) was conducted according to the legend, a Roman Hero and field commander, whose Pride, foolishness and stubbornness clashes with the plebeians. He was banished from Rome, and then led a war against his own home city, he broke off to Ask his mother.

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