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Auction: Jewellery
was auctioned on: 11 October 2011
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An 18th century gold pair cased quarter repeating verge pock...

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Estimate: £2,500 - £3,000
ca. US$3,936 - US$4,724
Price realised:  £11,250
ca. US$17,715
Lot number 127, Views: 80

An 18th century gold pair cased quarter repeating verge pocket watch, by Joseph Antram
An 18th century gold pair cased quarter repeating verge pocket watch, by Joseph Antram The gold dial with black enamel Roman chapter ring, Arabic outer minute ring, and blued steel beetle and poker hands, signed Antram, London the inner case pierced and foliate engraved with central mask, the verge and fusee movment with pierced foliate balance cock and rose-cut diamond end stone, repeating on two hammers on bell within the case back, signed Joseph Antram, Watch Maker to His Majesty, number 123 the signature repeated on the dust cover, the outer repoussé case with central scene in high relief depicting Appeles painting Campaspe, with Alexander the Great in armour standing gesturing to the artist who is holding Campaspe's hand her portrait resting on an easel in the background, within a scroll border and subsidiary scenes in four cartouches. circa 1720, case diameter 53.0mm

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Christie's
Title: Jewellery
Date of the auction: 11 Oct 2011
Address: Christie's
11 October 2011, London, South Kensington