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Gilt Metal and Porcelain Watch Decoration

Price : £1,800.00
Circa 1890
Diameter   69 mm       Depth   27 mm

A large late 19th Century toy or decoration in the form of a watch.  Hinged circular gilt metal frame set with two convex porcelain covers.  The front with a representation of a watch dial, the numeral in cartouches at the edge.  White centre with polychrome floral decoration.  The back gilt in colour with a raised geometric pattern.  The inner faces white, again with  polychrome floral decoration.  Tapered gilt metal pendant with fixed bow.

A rare and attractive piece.  Apparently originally sold as a Christmas tree decoration.