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Lot 2138 (Fine Art & Antiques, 14th December 2019)

Sold for £1,600


Lot details

An early 19th century yellow metal lady's full hunter fob watch in the form of a lute, having red guilloche enamel and floral inlay set with 18 Old European cut diamonds to the centre and approx 1.4mm to 1.7mm seed pearls to the base (6) and top (4) of strings, the reverse decorated in blue guilloche enamel with musical score and floral inlay, having black enamelled sides with yellow scroll work detail, further set with six seed pearls (2 deficient), having a white Arabic dial with keywind movement, diamond dimensions each approx 1.85 x 1.5mm, total weight estimated as 0.36 carats, pendant dimensions 50 x 35mm, gross weight 28.6g, not hallmarked but tested as 18ct

Condition report

Enamel is chipped to front and back.

At least two pearls deficient and two worn.

Strings of lute are distorted.

Requires key to function (not present).

Dial damaged and hands are corroded.

Condition reports must be considered as a matter of opinion and not fact.

 

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