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A simple glass display dome with applied gilt line to the base, solid glass knob and hook to hang a watch.
A late 18th Century French verge in gold and enamel pair cases and glazed protective outer. Full plate fire gilt movement with pentagonal baluster pillars. Pierced and engraved cock, pierced and engraved foot and plate for the silver regulator disc. Fusee and chain. Plain three arm gilt balance, blue steel spiral hairspring. White enamel dial with Roman and Arabic numerals, pierced gilt hands. Plain gold inner case with gold pendant and bow, circular gilt shutter to the winding aperture fitted internally, a slot cut to allow it to be moved. Gold outer case, the bezels engraved and decorated with champleve enamel. The back set with fine polychrome enamel portrait of a young lady. Third protective outer case with glazed back, the covering to the gilt bezels now lacking.
A mid 18th Century cut steel chatelaine with oval enamel portrait. Openwork steel buckle decorated with faceted cut steel pins supporting six cut steel chains. The centre two for the watch and the others for accessories. Three accessories attached – one a gilt filigree owl, a stone set gilt seal inscribed “Mary” and a very unusual small pen knife in the form of an underpainted horn covered shoe. Sprung cut steel latches with threaded locking collars, one damaged.
A rare mid 18th Century English Staffordshire enamel patch box in the form of a pair cased watch of the period. The back decorated with polychrome flowers in light relief on a puce ground. The front of the box enamelled with a representation of a watch dial of the period, the painted hands set at seven minutes past five. Hinged brass bezels, pendant and stirrup bow, the interior in plain white counter enamel.