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Auktionen Dr. Crott 91st Auction

527 528 Edward Ellicott, Sweetings Alley, Royal Exchange, London, Movement No. 7338, 48 mm, 119 g, circa 1780  A pair-cased pocket watch with an early cylinder escapement and half quarter repeater “à toc” of exceptional quality Case: outer case - 18k gold, florally engraved, monogrammed “EL”, à goutte, case maker’s punch mark “ITP” (John Terrill Pain, Shoe Lane, London), large lateral hinge. Inner case - 18K gold, polished, pusher for repetition via pendant, case maker’s punch mark “ITP”, movement protection cap, signed. Dial: enamel, radial Roman hours, gold “Poker & Beetle” hands. Movm.: fine full plate movement, keywind, applied florally engraved and pierced ornaments, firegilt, signed, chain/fusee, 2 hammers, round pillars, three-arm steel balance, florally engraved and pierced balance cock, chatoned diamond endstone on balance. Edward Ellicott Edward Ellicott was the eldest son of John Ellicott, Fellow of the Royal Society and one of the best English watchmakers. Edward carried on the family tradition of making fine cylinder watches; his father had had a great share in their development and introduction in the market. Edward Ellicott started working with his father in 1760 and after his death in 1772 continued the business until his own death in 1791. Edward Ellicott, Sweetings Alley, Royal Exchange, London 英國 — 雙層 錶殼懷錶,附”à toc” 八分之一問功能及早期圓柱體擒縱 40390  C: 2 D: 2 M: 2, 41  6.500 - 8.500 EUR 7.200 - 9.400 USD 58.500 - 76.500 HKD John Ellicot, London, Movement No. 5009, Case No. 6041, 50 mm, 130 g, circa 1768  A gentleman’s half quarter repeating pocket watch Case: silver, gilt, pierced, engraved volutes and scrollwork, two cartouches with engraved mascaron and a landscape, case maker’s punch mark “TL” with star above, rear bell, signed and numbered movement protection cap, pusher for repetition via pendant, large lateral hinge. Dial: enamel, radial Roman hours, gold arrow shaped hands. Movm.: full plate movement, applied engraved and florally pierced decorations, firegilt, signed, chain/ fusee, 2 hammers, solid circular movement pillars, steel cylinder wheel, three-arm polished steel balance, fine florally engraved, pierced balance cock, chatoned diamond endstone on balance. John Ellicott (1706-1772) Beside Graham, Harrison, Tompion, Mudge, Arnold und Earnshaw, John Ellicott was one of the most eminent English watch- and clockmakers, established himself in business about 1728 and became a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1738. Ellicot was the inventor of a compensation pendulum and paid great attention to the use of the cylinder escapement only a few years after its improvement by Graham. In some of his later pieces the cylinders were made of ruby. Source: “Watchmakers and Clockmakers of the World”, by G.H. Baillie vol. I, Edinburgh/London, 1947, p. 99. John Ellicot 倫敦 — 男仕懷錶,附八分之一問功能 40467  C: 2, 23 D: 2 M: 2, 41  2.200 - 3.000 EUR 2.500 - 3.400 USD 19.800 - 27.000 HKD 527528

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