Description

    Renaissance Style Silver Cross Form Watch, 19th century
    Case: silver, 83 mm x 49 mm x 23 mm, three body, seven joint hinge work, pierced covers and sides, religious motif engraved panels
    Dial: champleve silver with religious images, brass chapter ring with enameled Roman numerals, single steel hand
    Movement: hinged to the case, brass, engraved with birds and foliage, pierced tulip pillars, fusee with gut line and stackfreed, pierced balance cock, movement is lacking elements

    *Note: Although this timepiece is not an original 16th century watch it has many aesthetics of an example from that period. The making of the watch likely dates to the 19th century.



    Condition Report*:

    Type: Renaissance Style Silver Cross Form Watch
    Dial: silver engraved, Roman chapter ring
    Hands; single steel
    Metal: unmarked silver
    Case Info: three body, pierced and engraved
    Case Length: 83 mm
    Case Width: 49 mm (across center arm)
    Thickness: 23 mm
    Watch Movement: fusee with gut line, stackfreed, pierced tulip pillars, pierced cock, bird and foliage engraving
    Circa: 19th century
    Condition: movement non-operable, missing crown wheel, spindle pivots bad, lacking elements, case very good, dial very good


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    Auction Dates
    December, 2008
    8th-9th Monday-Tuesday
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