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Auktionen Dr. Crott 91st Auction

101 100 99 A collection of 5 pocket watches - Brown, London, Movement No. 3883, circa 1774  A decorative pair-cased verge pocket watch with date and “repoussé” decoration “Penelope and the Suitors”, so called “Dutch- Fake” Case: outer case - silver, “repoussé” decoration depicting Penelope and the Suitors, chased volute and foliage border, large lateral hinge. Inner case - silver, polished. Dial: silver, Champlevé, inlaid radial Roman hours, blued centre with applied figural décor and signature banner, date window at “6”, Louis XV single hand. Movm.: full plate movement, keywind, signed, gilt, chain/fusee, square baluster pillars, three-arm steel balance, florally engraved and pierced balance bridge. 一套5只懷錶 Brown 倫敦 — 雙層浮雕錶殼的早期懷錶,附日期 “Penelope and the Suitors”裝飾藝術,號稱”Dutch-Fake” 40098  C: 2, 7, 23 D: 2, 51 M: 2, 41, 51  3.600 - 5.000 EUR 4.000 - 5.500 USD 32.400 - 45.000 HKD A collection of 6 antique pocket watches - John Ellicot, London, Movement No. 3652, Case No. 2973, 42 mm, 79 g, circa 1770  A gentleman’s English pocket watch with early cylinder escapement with leather-covered silver transport case Case: gilt, polished, signed and numbered movement protection cap. Dial: enamel, radial Roman hours, “Poker & Beetle” hands. Movm.: full plate movement, applied florally engraved decorations, firegilt, signed, chain/fusee, pierced flower pillars, three-arm polished steel balance, fine florally engraved, pierced balance cock, chatoned diamond endstone on balance. John Ellicott (1706-1772) One of the most eminent English watch- and clock-makers, 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. 一套6只古董懷錶 John Ellicot 倫敦 — 英國男仕懷錶,附早期圓柱體擒縱及攜帶式皮 革銀錶殼盒 40088  C: 3, 10, 16 D: 2 M: 2, 41, 51  3.500 - 4.500 EUR 3.900 - 5.000 USD 31.500 - 40.500 HKD Richard Peckover, London, Movement No. 7408, Case No. 7408, 49 mm, 122 g, circa 1750  A quarter repeating pair-cased verge pocket watch Case: transport case - brass, gilt, formerly with applied shagreen, large lateral hinge. Inner case - gold, open-worked edging with hand-engraved foliate decor, two cartouches with engravings depicting a mascaron and a landscape, florally decorated pusher for repetition via pendant, case maker’s punch mark “HR”, rear bell, signed and numbered movement protection cap. Dial: enamel, radial Roman hours, blued Poker & Beetle hands. Movm.: fine full plate movement, keywind, firegilt, signed, applied florally engraved ornaments, chain/fusee, 2 hammers, moulded movement pillars, three-arm brass balance, very finely engraved pierced balance cock with mascaron, chatoned diamond endstone on balance. Richard Peckover reportedly took over Daniel Quare and Stephen Horseman’s business in 1733. In 1735 Peckover had his workshop in Change Alley, from where he moved to the Royal Exchange. He worked there until 1754. Source: Brian Loomes, “Watchmakers and Clockmakers of the World, London 2006, p. 603. Richard Peckover 倫敦 — 早期雙層錶殼二問懷錶 40089  C: 3, 30 D: 2, 31 M: 2, 30  3.200 - 4.000 EUR 3.600 - 4.400 USD 28.800 - 36.000 HKD