Estimate 1,800 - 3,000 €
Price Realised 3,200 €
a lot of the last auction!
Transport case - brass, gilt, leather covered, applied stud decoration. Outer case - 18k gold, finest "repoussé" decoration. Inner case - 18k gold, polished, case maker's punch mark "HD".
very good, hairlines.
Full plate movement, chain/fusee, three-arm brass balance.
very good, to be restored.
This exquisite verge pocket watch sits in a fine repousse case which is – due to the protective outer case – in excellent condition. It is decorated with a baroque-style volute frame showing a portrait of Diana, patron of the hunters, in the forest.
In his book Brian Loomes lists I. Kover as watchmaker in London from 1720 to 1760.