Gold and enamel pair of cased watches: 18th century
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actual image size: 31cm x 22cm

Gold and enamel pair of cased watches: 18th century


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Gold and enamel pair of cased watches. Plain gold inner case with maker's mark 'TH', possibly Thomas Hardy. Gold and enamel outer case, bezel with a ringed rim within a band of purple guilloche enamel which is surrounded by a band of blue and white enamel in a saw-tooth design. This design is repeated on the band which surrounds a wide border of purple guilloche enamel with roundels beneath the enamel. In an oval cartouche is a painted scene in enamel showing two women with a naked child who appear to be releasing a bird from its cage. In the background there is a landscape. Beneath the counter enamel is a set of marks similar to those on the inner case. Gilded brass dial plate with three feet.




1786 AD - 1786 AD

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