A silver pocket watch, circa 1909.


Refine

Play Video

Price: £850

€952 $1,088
Ref: 24492

Free Delivery Worldwide.
Local taxes and duties may apply.

There is currently 1 other person interested in this item. Why is this important?

Add to Basket    

Reserve Item      

Add to Wishlist 

  • Email    I
  • Print    

Berganza on Twitter Berganza on Facebook Berganza on Instagram Berganza on Pinterest

Description

A silver pocket watch. A silver pocket watch with black italic numerals to the white face and gold outer dotted border, with two hands and a second dial to the lower face with hinged glass cover, fluted top wind and solid oval hoop. Intricate square chequered niello work to the outer band and the whole of the reverse, hinged at the base and opening to expose maker's marks. Face measures 3.7cm in diameter, total diameter with case 4.4cm, total depth 1cm approximately. Inside of case to reverse marked silver '0.800', marked 'NIEL HF', '87.31', 'ANCRE Ligne Droite Levées Visibles Balancier Compensén SPIRAL BREGUET 15 Rubis', circa 1909.

This is a fine example of niello work. Niello is a black material consisting of a mixture of lead, silver and copper sulphides, placed into engraved metal. This chequered pattern of the silver and niello is an effective contrast, applied by a skilled hand.


Email: info@berganza.com | Opening hours: Monday-Saturday 10am-5pm | Currencies accepted: £ $
Berganza on twitter Berganza on Facebook Berganza on Instagram Berganza on Pinterest
Lapada - the association of Art and Antique DealersCinoaAiadThe National Association of JewellersGemmological Institute
Updated 17/11/2018 at 12:20PM | Latest Acquisitions | Copyright Notice | Terms & Conditions | Categories | Privacy Policy | FAQs | © Berganza Ltd 2018