A rare London high relief repoussé verge pocket watch in a triple case "The return of the prodigal son"
Estimate 4,500 - 7,000 €
a lot of the last auction!
Transport case - brass/gilt, applied shagreen with stud decoration, glazed. Outer case - 22k gold, chased mythological scene in high relief. Inner case - 22k gold, case maker's punch mark "IW".
very good, dents.
very good, hairlines.
Full plate movement, keywind, chain/fusee, three-arm steel balance.
very good, capable of running, cleaning recommended.
This exquisitely finished pocket watch has a very ornamental, intricately chased outer case of supreme haptic quality, with individual figures that have a unique three-dimensional depth. The back shows the Parable of the Lost Son, which is illustrated with numerous figures, among them a saddled camel.
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