Lot No. 69 (91st Auction)
Probably Dutch, 58 x 32 mm, 65 g, circa 1600

An oval, single-handed pendant watch
Case: firegilt brass and silver, front and back with lavishly hand-engraved oval cartouches within a florally decorated border: the front with the depiction of the moon goddess Luna, the back back with the depiction of the sun god Apollo with lyre and a scythe. Very finely engraved case band decorated with flowers, foliage and animals; the inner of the front lid with engraved laurel wreaths, pendant in the shape of a disc. Dial: brass, firegilt, oval chapter ring with engraved radial Roman numerals within a border of engraved foliage and the figure of Cupid; in the centre an engraved coastal landscape with windmill, cutter and town houses; single iron hand. Movm.: oval full plate movement, firegilt, engraved decoration, baluster movement pillars, gut/fusee, verge escapement, ratchet wheel set up with blued steel spring, two-arm iron balance without spring, florally engraved pierced balance cock.
Estimate  11,000 - 16,000 €

Price Realised  16,200 €
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