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HEARN . GEORGE A.COLLECTION OF WATCHES BELONGING TO MRS.

RAY .MILTON S. PRESIDENT.UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA lS ft EXJJBRB L-H r ini i -i .- ' .ANDMRS. MR. JOHN HENRY NASH 1 1111 II I if>V" /A LIBRARY SAN FRANCISCO <8> PRESEISTTED TO THE UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA ROBERT GORDON SPRQUL.RAY CECILY. VIRGINIA AND ROSALYN AND THE RAY OIL BURNERGOMPANY SAN FRANCISCO NEW YORK.

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37 CHEVALIER &CO.27 12 39 GREGSON 84 FRENCH FRENCH OR SWISS BERTHOUD 38 ACHARD & SONS BLUMB 22 JOS. .

COLLECTION OF WATCHES LOANED TO THE METROPOLITAN MUSEUM OF ART OF THE CITY OF NEW YORK BY MRS. HEARN PRIVATELY PRINTED MCMVII . GEORGE A.

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HEARN .H+ COLLECTION OF WATCHES BELONGING TO MRS. GEORGE 015 A.

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CO.51 24- 54 SWISS 55 FRENCH OR SWISS 50 BAUTTE & SWISS MEURON & CO. 4-9 BORDIER 69 GEORGE PRIOR .

how fortunate are they Since when men the ob- jects of their search show the change and development of an artistic handicraft through a course of centuries. A few facts as to the history of time-keepers may be of interest in this connection. No attempt has been made in this collection to field of watch-making. must collect. as well as in Baby- . and on the other to add contrasting cover the examples of early craftsmanship. and this variety has made the collecting of clocks and watches one of the most interesting fields for the collector. which were interesting because of the artistry which had been lavished upon them. Clepsydrae or water-clocks were used from the earliest times by the ancient Egyptians. on the one hand the desire was to acquire certain examples of pocket time-keepers.CONCERNING TIME-KEEPERS necessity of having some mechanism for marking the passing of the hours has THE brought into existence an infinite variety of time-keepers.

ductions bear their makers' names. with a hinged lid. These portable time-keepers did not come into general use for a long time. similar in form. Judea and elsewhere. Sun-dials and sand-glasses too. they were often provided with a bell to sound the Few of these early proprogress of the hours.These were basins Ion. which The first originated shortly after 1500. but were reserved for wealthy people who showed a fondness for the novelty. The very earliest watches and table-clocks are. but the weight-clock with which we are familiar was unknown before the end of the tenth century. Sometimes . are of ancient origin. Gerbert. employed a long steel ribbon tightly coiled around a central spindle to maintain the motion of the wheels. showing a cylindrical metal which at first box. engraved and usually pierced to show the figures on the dial. While contradictory records exas to the invention of the first time-keeper in the form of an assemblage of wheels actuated by weights. who lived between 1480 and 1542. vance. from which water trickled drop by drop into a receiving glass having marks to indicate the hours. chased and gilt. indeed. is generally credited with the contri- portable time-keepers were made in Nuremburg and were due to the ingenuity and skill of one Peter Henlein or Hele. a studious monk of Magdeburg ist Cathedral. some writers even place its origin three centuries later. took the form of table-clocks. His invention.

cloche. Mayence a wheel. the mechanism was exceedingly rough. from the sounding of a resulted bell at regular by hand. The word French from the German glocke or the signifies a bell and its use may have clock. Breslau a W. although the exterior cases were richly ornamented. the time of sounding being determined by a sun-dial or hour-glass. Augsburg used a pineapple. but to-day examples of early sixteenth century production. for the term watch. a distinctive trade or on all work-mark which appeared Thus Nuremburg chose their productions. both large and small. While these productions were imported into England.an initial is given. the interior workmanship on Still. and occasionally a work-stamp appears for the purpose of identifying the locality Most of the German towns adopted where made. etc. there is no record of any English manufacture of 5 . German or French. the making of intervals time-keepers soon extended to France. N enclosed in a circle. were produced. the letter The term watch as applied to a time-keeper seems to have been derived from the German wachen to wake but did not originally have the particular significance we now attach to it. By 590 watch-making had become a flourishing art in France and numerous beautifully ornaeither 1 mented time-keepers. Though originating in Germany. Beam a bear. clock or orloge was applied indifferently and equally to all time-keepers. are exceedingly rare.

with the Puritans. This fashion has continued ever since. As the extravagance in dress which marked the reign of Elizabeth increased. the smaller ones. and at the latter part of the eighteenth century it was customary for the exquisites of the day to wear two watches with suspended With craft fobs. when watches enriched with colored enamel were mounted in rock crystal cut in forms of 6 . greater variety was dedecoration. The larger ones were kept on tables. which were given her by her subjects and courtiers. when worn. came the lets as fashion of concealing the watch in the pocket and the introduction of the fob. At that time watches as a rule were not carried in pockets. though it is known that Queen Elizabeth possessed a large number of watches.watches before the very end of the sixteenth century. which derived its name from the German word fuppe signifying a small pocket. many being of great beauty and value. showing more or less The cases were generally pierced in elaborate patterns and richly chased. who were opposed to the Only of display any ornament whatever. the fondness for exercising their handi- which marked the metal workers of the six- teenth and seventeenth centuries. Others again were attached to brace- were many belonging to Queen Elizabeth. manded in the color and decoration of ornaments. were attached to chains about the neck. few of the cases of these portable time-keepers remained plain. all. whether small or large.

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many watches to protect their decorations were provided with several cases. However. At the end of the eighteenth century loose outer cases of gold with designs chased en repousse . in their decoration. shagreen or more than one of these ma- of combinations of As time went on the makers began to ornament these outer cases. and we find shagreen bound with chased gold. both the outer and the inner cases beautifully enameled. and since watch glasses were not used before the seventeenth century. wood cases delicately painted with pictures or In number 64 of this collection we have flowers. and terials. are to be found in this col- under the numbers 74 and 75. stars." The earliest watches had but a single case.and other shapes. skulls being the seat of manufacture. though of later date and coming from Vienna. one outside another. Several timekeepers of this fashion. Blois crosses. recall the fact that the dealers who made and them "toymen. amber. but when the cases became more enriched by enamelwere designated as sold and costly jewels. These decorated toys mostly came from France. tortoise shell pique. someing times of wood. century brought the greatest form of the watches as well as in the variety lection the seventeenth the greatest ingenuity being shown in varying the external appearance of It is interesting to these fashionable novelties. These outer cases were sometimes of metal. the same design being repeated on both. or tortoise-shell.

a native of Geneva. but few of these occur before the end of the seventeenth century. . 59. actual date of this watch is about 1790. cient art. In some of these be found a combination of both chasing and engraving for ornamental embellishment. for example in number 61 may be seen a fine watch by Wetherell and Janaway which the gold case is enameled with a transenamel of royal purple surrounded by This style of enameling was much in pearls. number of such outer cases are to be found in this collection in numbers 60 and 62. it is brought into relief by punching or pressing from the back to form the ornament. and was the invention of John Petitot. and became an important A art in watch-making. While enamel decoration was used before the middle of the seventeenth century. in that instead of cutting away the material. Enameling as employed on watch cases is of several kinds. 58. in fact the process of painting in opaque enamel on watches was only discovered about 1635. Chasing is a very anand is to be distinguished from engraving 56.came into fashion. 8 . while a combination of chasing and enamel is cases may quite frequent. this did not usually take the form of pictures but is found in foliations and arabesque patterns. who won success as a miniature painter. 57. in lucent fashion during the reign of Louis XVI. The The pictures in opaque enamel on watch cases were often the productions of artists of note.

6 and 7 we have examples of engraving of an exceptional style giving the effect of the niello work of the Italians. 8. 9. watchmaker to Louis XV. 10. Applications for a patent for the device were made by two watch-makers. This method brings out the design of the engraving and produces a beautiful decoration with the appearance of enamel. by pushing a pin in the pendant. cellence in this line attention bers In n. numbers 5. 13. and is very popular with modern watch-makers. made by Lepine. came into existence in the last quarter of the seventeenth century in England in the time of James II. a excelled in As examples of particular ex- it. and to test the each maker's claim. is invited to num- 25 and 26.For some time mode of decoration was connumber of whom greatly this fined to French artists. They were made to repeat the hours and quarter hours. In these watches. There will . It is an intricate series of repeating lines in curves that was introduced as a decoration for watch 1770 by a Geneva watchmaker to overcome the tendency to show scratches. repeating different superiority of watches were presented to the king. 15. 2. a number of examples of which are included in the collection. the contrast of light and dark is secured by rubbing in preparations of lead and silver. cases about Repeating watches. What is known as engine-turning is so familiar a form of decoration as to need no illustration. on a bell.

These were popular novelties in the latter part of the eighteenth century produced by French makers. umbrella handles. but appear to be struck by the figures whose hammers are set in motion watches for royal at court. visitors. and the seated woman vigorously chops away at what may be in the chopping bowl on her lap. etc. on the wall. be called to Breguet.. The various forms of mandolins. served as presentation They. like most of the small toy watches. are of French origin and belong to the nineteenth century. lyres. serving as handsome gifts. 34. In fact it has become the fashion with French watch-makers in their search for novelty to insert watches in fans. smelling bottles. In repeaters like against the suspended bells at the top of the dial.also be found here repeating watches of large size with mechanical figures such as numbers 33. walking sticks and wherever a place can be found for them. number 21 or like the richly decorated 22. their names as well as the squirrel in the cage when possible in the catalogue added. the most may eminent of Continental watch-makers of his time. and 45. In number 33 the spit before the fire revolves. being given attention 10 . beetles. butterflies. While it is not possible to take special note of watch-makers in this connection. number ambassadors and others numbers 34 and 45 the hours and quarter-hours are really struck on small gongs inside. They show beautiful enameling and are often enriched with jewels.

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J. and Ferdinand perhaps the most scholarly of all. Everything he produced bore the stamp of originality and whatever defect was pointed out to him. or whatever whim of patron was suggested. eminent Other French watch-makers repre- who received the coveted title of Horloger du Roy from Louis XVI. wrote much who on the horological art and was thoroughly informed as to its history and all the inventions and improvements which had been accomplished to his time. Berthoud. Baptiste Berthoud. and his productions remain as models of inventive ingenuity and taste. who was sented are Pierre Gregson. who was Baillou. reference should be ii made here to certain .. he was ready to meet the requirement. Jean Antoine Lepine. lived between 1745 and 1807. who was watchmaker to Louis XV.numbers. The majority of his watches had plain exteriors. up England to be chosen master by the Clockmakers' Company was an honor highly esteemed In by native Some artisans. Julien Le Roy. and later by a grandson who maintained the reputation of the who is represented here by several house. patronized by the same monarch. the dials as a rule being either of silver or white After his death enamel and often very novel. Breguet lived between 1746 and 1823 and was a man of brilliant powers of invention. he was succeeded by his son..

These marks are of the greatest variety and in- and cannot be disregarded. In Great Britain the marks are compulsory and consist of several im- pressions in separate shields. Most of them were purchased from European collections which delicacy forbids naming. terest cases Since only the artistic side of the subject was considered in making this collection. . and it was also thought advisable to separate the makers acest diversity cording to their different nationalities in order to further assist the amateur in their examination. S. Repousse were exempt. By means of them the careful collector is enabled to determine not only the quality of the metal. only those watches were showed artistic which but examination embellishment.marks stamped on watch cases of gold and silver to guarantee the quality of the metal and known as "Hall-marks. The use of such marks was not compulsory with Continental makers." These stamps are impressed after the test of the quality has been made at certain official Assay Halls. W. H. but also the approximate date of manufacture. In making the list chronological order was followed as nearly as possible. as well as the particular hall at which the metal was assayed. selected for illustration of the objects individually will reveal the great- both in style and craftsmanship.

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FRENCH
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ARTHUR, A PARIS.
Octagonal watch with crystal and metal
mounts enameled in conventional patterns,
with scrolls and pierced edges; enameled
dial.

Early eighteenth century.
"Arthur, un des plus renommes et des plus
a la mode pour les montres a repetition."
Horlogers de Paris cites dans L'Almanach

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BAPTISTE BAILLON, A PARIS.
Gold watch, chased border of vari-colored
gold, the back encircled with pearls, enclosMiddle
ing a painted pastoral love scene.
of eighteenth century.

Jean Baptiste Baillon, Horloger du Roy.

JULIEN LE ROY, A PARIS.
Small gold watch, the border encircled and
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the hands mounted with sparks, the back
with a cartouche of chased vari-colored gold
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and sparks, enclosing a portrait of a lady
painted in colored enamel.
Julien Le Roy, born, 1686; master-clock-

maker, 1713; died, 1759.

Horlogerdu Roy.

JEAN ANTOINE LEPINE, A PARIS.
Gold watch, bordered with chasing of leaf
pattern having pendant and thumb-piece
jeweled the back of green enamel set with
a canopy of sparks and vari-colored gold

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with a Cupid in the centre. Lepine (17201814), watchmaker to Louis XV.

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JEAN ANTOINE LUPINE.
Thin gold watch, the
scroll

dial

decorated with a

pattern in vari-colored gold

on a

silver

engine-turned background, with opening
for "flirting" the hour; the back, borders and

pendant of

niello.

JEAN ANTOINE LUPINE.
6-7 Thin gold watches, with
silver dials, the backs, borders

engine-turned

and pendants

of niello enamel in conventional leaf patterns, with white enamel flowers and scrolls.
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HUBERT A LA ROCHELLE.
Metal pendulum watch, gilt, plain

case; rich-

over balance, gilt dial with
ly engraved cap
enameled hour plaques.
Early eighteenth
century.
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PIERRE GREGSON, A PARIS.
Gold watch, with border, pendant and back
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enameled; the latter showing a female figure
and Cupid, with classic temple on a backPierre
ground of dark translucent blue.
Gregson,

Horloger du Roy, Louis XVI.

PIERRE GREGSON.
Gold watch, bordered with pearls, the back
enameled with a pastoral scene on a light

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blue ground.

BERTHOUD A
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PARIS.

two
on
bells;
figures in van-colored gold, striking
the hour figures on a circle of white enamel

Gold repeating watch, skeleton

dial, with

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plain back.

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Early nineteenth century.

FERDINAND BERTHOUD, A PARIS.
Gold watch with borders of chased varicolored gold, jeweled; the back enameled in
color showing a lady and Cupid in a landscape on a ground of translucent rose.
Early nineteenth century.
Ferdinand Berthoud, born 1745; died 1807.

ABRAHAM LOUIS BR&GUET, A
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PARIS.

Gold watch with enameled borders back and
front; painted pastoral scene in centre of

Abraham

Louis Breguet, born 1747,
died 1823; a French watchmaker of rare attainments and inventive power.

back.

with engine-turned silver dial with rays. watch with engine-turned 18 . 6 ABRAHAM LOUIS BREGUET. A 1 5 ABRAHAM LOUIS BREGUET. with a border of enamel. 17 Gold watch. Thin gold watch.ABRAHAM LOUIS BREGUET. A 1 PARIS. ABRAHAM LOUIS BREGUET. A PARIS. ABRAHAM LOUIS BREGUET. the latter enameled with a landscape painted on a rose ground rayed. woman and lambs in a landscape on a rose ground. PARIS. Gold watch. the back showing a conven- 8 tional leaf pattern in niello with white enam- eled flowers. back and front. paneled edges. Gold watch encircled with pearls front and back. the sides and back decorated with a conventional chased pattern of vari- 14 colored gold. A 19 Gold repeating face and back. Gold watch. encircled with pearls. A 1 PARIS. the back enameled with a pastoral scene. the back enameled with a picture of Venus and Cupid in a landscape on a dark blue ground of rayed translucent enamel within a cartouche of pearls (the back damaged and restored). ABRAHAM LOUIS BREGUET. PARIS. A PARIS.

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ABRAHAM LOUIS BREGUET." BLAINVILLE. the case bordered with pearls and edges paneled. Late eighteenth century. Plain gold calendar watch. encircled with sparks. At one end a small watch by Breguet. the back . the back enameled with a painted panel of a lady and dog on a lavender ground. Small gold watch. the dial decorated with a female figure and foliage of 21 applied vari-colored gold on silver. 22 JOSEPH BLUMB. A ROUEN. Etui of bloodstone mounted with pierced gold scrolls and figures. Gold watch. teenth century. the mid-band shows a motto in gold on white enamel: "Dieu toujours avec vous. MEURON & 24 co. Late eighteenth century. repeater. Metal watch. encircled both back and 23 front with pearls. between Late eighthree dials in white enamel. the edge shows a wreath of chased gold with green enamel set with small garnets and pearls. A PARIS. A 20 PARIS. LEGER. the back enameled with a group of figures and classic temple on a dark blue ground. A GERMAINE.

26 Gold watch. FRENCH OR SWISS CLARY. the back enameled with picture of a huntsman and dog on a pink ground. century. the 25 dial of gold. NO NAME. NO NAME. patterns. Early set nineteenth century. also in vari-colored gold. NO NAME. encircled with two rows of 20 . in an oval. border of applied vari-colored gold and silver. with a table and basket of flowers in enamel. the face bordered with a ribbon with pearls. engine-turned. Late eighteenth century. the back enameled with a portrait of a lady on a white ground." on a rose ground surrounded with a lunette of colored enamel in conventional Late eighteenth century. Gold watch. studded with pearls. the edges chased with a wreath of vari-colored gold. the back and sides of a conven- with tional leaf pattern. 27 Gold watch. bordered with dark Late eighteenth blue with colored edging.enameled with a painted outdoor scene "Music. 28 Gold watch. on a background of blue enamel. with rubies and turquoises.

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the face with two enameled dials on a white background show- 29 ing a landscape. with border chased with leaves between pearls. engine-turned. the serpent revolving to Late eighteenth cen- the seconds.. etc. the centre showing a conventional leaf and rose pattern in vari-colored gold studded with a ruby and turquoises. the dial bordered with a chased band of leaf and flower pattern set with turquoises. birds. the back painted with two female figures before a bust on a pedestal under a willow tree. NO NAME. rayed. NO NAME. plain back. Late eighteenth century. Gold watch. on the back a similar border between turquoises. dial of gold. the back with a similar band. all on a white pearls background. NO NAME. Late eighteenth cen- tury. the upper with an enameled plaque showing Adam and mark Eve. deer. 3 1 Gold watch. tury. the lower with the hour figures of gold on a circle dial of blue enclosing dial with days of month. the centre shows a conventional flower and fruit pattern in vari-colored gold 21 . 30 Gold watch.back and front.

Gold watch. wreath below. a border of pearls shows painted enameled graved gold scene of child. plain back and dial bordered with pearls. on a ground of dark green. Early nineteenth century. 33 dial of engine-turned and en- with white enameled hour encircled with pearls. the centre decorated with flower painting and butterfly on a black enameled 32 ground. 35 Gold repeating watch. NO NAME. the back with panels. engine-turned.studded with turquoises. Gold watch. Early nineteenth century. with border. 34 Small gold watch. wheel and figure. Early nineteenth century. open back showing kitchen scene in vari-colored metal and enamel with mechanical spit. Early nineteenth century. NO NAME. etc. Early nineteenth century. the dial of silver. pendant and ring of chased leaves and roses. NO NAME.. NO NAME. 22 . the back with a similar border. rayed.

the back of painted enamel showing a lady and lap-dog. 39 Gold watch. SWISS CHEVALIER & COMPE. the back enameled with a classic scene in an oval of sparks. the upper . 23 . with rays from circle enclosing shield skeleton dial. 37 Gold watch. Early nineteenth century. Gold repeating watch bordered on both sides with pearls. GEORGE ACHARD & 38 FILS. middle of eigh- teenth century. 36 Gold repeating watch. outside a floral pattern in white enamel and sparks. the hour figures on a circle of white enamel. late eighteenth century.NO NAME. with two figures in vari-colored gold. Geneva. Late eighteenth century. GREGSON A GENEVE. on a background of rayed blue. the face bordered and the hands studded with sparks. on a ground of dark translucent wavy blue. plate of works gilt and diapered. striking on silver bells. engine-turned back. the back enameled with a classic scene in rich colors on a background of dark blue studded with sparks. bordered on both sides with pearls between bands of blue enamel. Geneva.

J. 42 Metal watch. Swiss. 43 NO NAME. LES FRERES WISS. 44 Metal watch. basket of fruit. surrounded with sparks and enamel white enameled dial surrounded with sparks. Thin gold watch. silver dial engraved in " "bright cut flower pattern the back of flat . Late eighteenth century. Metal watch. on a lunette of dark translucent blue with leaf pattern. figures. SCHERER. flower and leaf pattern. Metal watch. enameled scene on back showing girl and dog. the back decorated with a pastoral scene in painted enamel within a border of blue and gold. the back of painted enamel showing two figures in a landscape. Late eighteenth century. Late eighteenth century. CHAUX-DE-FONDS. . with opening for changing the hour Swiss. in vari-colored gilding. A GENEVE. 45 Small gold watch. the dial of silver. Late eighteenth century. 40 C. the face once bordered with jewels. gilt. etc. A GENEVE. 24 . A GENEVE. edges and back 41 chased with diaper. NO NAME. the back engine-turned. Late eighteenth century. repeater.. BURKHARDT & BRANDT. FRE'S DE ROCHES. engineturned.

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chasing. striking silver bells. etc. Gold mandolin watch. A GENEVE. the and filled dial of gold with centre pattern. Nineteenth century. J. white enameled dial surrounded by figures. BORDIER. COURVOISIER & COMPE. Swiss. foliage. the front enameled F. JOHN SIEGRIST & 47 CIE. Early nineteenth century. 49 Gold mandolin watch. decorated with blue enamel showing a conventional scroll and flower pattern. showing a chased with floral lake scene. etc. CHAUX-DE-FONDS. 46 Thin gold watch. A GENEVE. hunter case of silver. Early nineteenth century. strings. bird of paradise. with scrolls and flowers. 50 BAUTTE & CIE. Swiss. the dial of white enamel with Turkish numerals. 48 Gold repeating watch. flowers. etc. Early nineteenth century.. the back chased with painted enamel. Geneva. plain back. A GENEVE. in varicolored gold. Early nineteenth century. case of ivory white and blue enamel. Thin metal watch. 25 . with gold flower pattern. TRURY. all on dark blue enamel. chains.

the frame chased with leaf. French or Swiss. Nineteenth gold. MODGE. and white enamel in About stripes with gold scroll pattern.with figures and landscape. plant. bordered with pearls. the back with tree. Geneva. Early nineteenth century. the back open. green. in color back in 1825. birds. showing the bracket only. etc. 53 Gold watch in the form of a lyre. set century. dotted with fleur-de-lys. the dial of white enamel. the red. and studded with pearls and sparks. Nineteenth century. the base forming a seal. on dark blue with pearls and sparks. 51 Gold mandolin watch. NO NAME. with pearls at end of strings. NO NAME. NO NAME.. flower and fruit decoration of vari-colored with jewels. the back in red translucent and black enamel with gold flower pattern. the dial bordered with blue enamel. French or Swiss. 52 Gold pendant watch of filigree with panels of dark blue with colored and white enamel. the front enameled in dark blue. . 54 Gold watch in closed case in 26 form of a drum.

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dial Silver watch. triple case. inner chased with scrolls and flowers. 55 eled set in a beetle chased. French or Swiss. double case. Gold watch with jewenameled wings of richly eyes French translucent red with black spots. 57 Silver watch. or Swiss. Gilt in ENGLISH WALTER. inner has the sides pierced with scroll-work. Nineteenth century. outer of tortoise-shell pique. French or Swiss. with painted enamel in centre showing Dutch peasants. outer of tortoiseshell. blue rayed. and NO NAME. white enameled dial with minute band of wavy curves. 56 watch and chatelaine enameled in colors high relief. the side diapered in and black enamel. LONDON. NO NAME. repeater. the centre of colored enamel with Dutch town scene. EXCHANGE 58 marked RENAUD.the bottom a mirror. silver dial. Nineteenth century. pierced 27 . Late seventeenth century. with leaf and flower work. LONDON. ALLEY. Nineteenth cen- tury. the top with a feather pattern on a rich brown enamel. WILLIAM WEBSTER.

W. with minute band of wavy curves. WILTER. white enameled calendar dial. white enameled dial with wavy minute band. Master of William the ClockRivers. WINDMILL. double case. THOMAS MILLER. 59 Gold watch. LONDON. double case. 1755. outer chased with scrolls and flowers enclosing a jeweled thumb-piece. Master of the Clockmakers' Company. with minute . Gold watch. LONDON. makers' Company. inner case plain. 63 TARTS. RIVERS. LONDON. gold dial with minute band of wavy curves. enclosing a Biblical scene (Paul before Festus?). outer chased and enameled with a music scene. Date letter. Early eighteenth century. LONDON. William Webster. J. Gold watch. 62 Gold watch. outer chased with 60 scroll-work. 1794. outer chased with scrolls and emblems. Last half of eighteenth century. 1762. inner chased with scrolls and flowers. outer of shagreen pique. triple case. Gold watch. LONDON. 1770. double case. 28 gold dial classic scene. a pastoral scene in the centre. double case.centre. 6 1 Date letter. a classic scene in the centre.

Date letter. 1783. rayed. the front jewelled. outer of shagreen pique and horn. triple case. pierced. the centre a pierced panel showing "Apollo driving the chariot of the Sun. the case encircled on both sides with pearls. double case." below the name-plate.band of wavy curves. enclosing a Biblical scene in high relief. WETHERELL & JANAWAY. 1791. LONDON. jeweled Date 67 letter. the back of purple translucent enamel. (1785-1794. Date letter. C. inner chased with scrolls and flowers. 65 Gold watch. white enameled dial with minute band of wavy curves. WILLIAM TRAVERS. LONDON. Late eighteenth century. plain white enameled dial with hands and wavy minute band. pastoral scene on the back in col- 29 . inner chased with scroll- work enclosing a Biblical scene (Paul before Festus?). outer chased with pierced scroll work. LONDON. Metal repeating watch. Gold watch. Harry Potter Master of the Clockmakers' Company. 66 Gold watch. 1795 and 1812. LONDON. with a centre cartouche of an opal set in sparks. outer of shagreen pique. HALLIFAX. 64 1774.) HARRY POTTER. triple case.

1812. HARVEY & CO. 68 SAMSON. outer chased . LONDON. double case. etc. white enameled dial marked with Turkish numerals. 69 Gold watch. the three cases beautifully enameled with flower decoration. the outer and middle ones scalloped all around where the halves meet. repeater. 1819. outer of tortoiseshell pique with painted marine scene on the back. Date letter. GRAYHURST. surrounded with pearls. white dial with center seconds hand. GERMAN NICODEMUS BRATEL. inner case chased and engraved with scrolls and flowers with pierced side.. plain inner case. the back painted with flowers on a background of red translucent rayed enamel. Date letter. 71 Silver watch. enameled Early nine- teenth century. AUGSBURG. triple case. a garden scene painted in the centre. white enameled dial with wavy minute band. jeweled pendant. Silver watch. double 30 case. the cap richly en- graved with scrolls. LONDON. GEORGE PRIOR. LONDON. 70 Gold watch.ored enamel. 1794. the inner case pierced. encircled on both sides and the pendant covered with pearls. Date letter.

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plain white enameled dial. pierced in small circles. with scrolls at sides pierced inner. Modern bracket. JOSEPH FLEIGL. Late seventeenth century. engraved with masks and scrolls. 74 Silver repeating watch. scroll the inner case plain. the centre with a colored enamel bust of Diana. the minute band formed in a series of wavy . men and dogs. outer is chased with a garden scene in a cartouche. the dial of silver. the lower part pierced to show the days of the month on a gilt band. Early eighteenth century. pierced. the works set in metal mounts chased and gilt. the inner engraved in the centre and around the side. SALZBURG. repeater. 31 Silver . A STADT-AM-HOF. outer of tortoise-shell. eighteenth century. dial of silver with central revolving hour-disk. Late eighteenth century. dial (modern) of white enamel. double case. Watch set in cane handle of Dresden china decorated in color with landscape. Riel in Stadtamhof. which is pierced. BUJARD & 73 A PFORZHEIM. AUSTRIAN JO: ANTHONY BEXINGER. Late CO. double case. 72 Silver watch. curves.with filled and flower pattern. marked: Joh. the minute band in a series of wavy curves.

77 Oval gold watch with closed case enameled on both sides. IN WIEN. outside with scenes of gallant- side with landscape. 78 Gold watch with close shell-shaped case. Eigh- Case of later date. outside and the dial with classic scenes. enameled inand out. Vienna. inside century. pendant and sides enameled in color in conventional teenth century. FREDERICA MITTCKE. VIENNA. NO NAME. patterns. 75 Oval metal watch with octagonal crystal faces. Vienna. Nineenameled white chain. 76 Metal watch with closed case.chain with three pendant keys of the eighteenth century. VIENNA. enameled in color. the dial. 79 Large cruciform watch. the metal frame engraved with a diaper and running pattern Late eighteenth on the inside. inside with buildings and landscape. ry. 32 gilt metal enameled . plain teenth century. NO NAME. LITSKEN. JOHAN GOTTLIEB MULLER. the dial frame engraved with scroll work. with gold suspending dial. Nineteenth century.

Vienna. NO NAME. dial and upper plate enameled in color. sides. Vienna. 80 Cruciform watch of crystal and gilt metal. the sides. LORENTZ ENGELBRECHT. between red diapered translucent enamel. showing . Nineteenth cen- tury. figure scenes. NO NAME. the latter pierced with emblems of the Passion. 82 Metal watch set in colored enamel cup with the stem a female figure carrying cover. rests on three helmet-headed a parrot. the dial Mars and Cupid on clouds. the finial in gold with back shows two female figures decorating a statue of a satyr. the finial of cover a rooster. scroll. Nineteenth century. the scroll feet.scroll. two children. 33 . enameled in colors the shaft a figure of Diana. the base. IN WIEN. leaf and flower work in black and white. the cover and base show lunettes of pastoral scenes with a single figure in each. Nineteenth century. the faces of crystal engraved with scroll and flower work. flower and leaf work. 8 1 Metal watch on stand. the dial plate colored enamel scrolls. Nineteenth with century.

the neck wolfs head. the front of blue enamel. emeralds and sparks. flower pattern in gold and white.NO NAME. rubies. with a Paris. 83 Oval gold snuff-box. the strings held in position by keys. pierced . NO NAME 84 Gold watch set in an enameled butterfly. Late eighteenth century. PARIS Star-form watch of crystal and gilt metal. SANCELE 85 . GENEVA Gold watch set in the base of an Egyptian lyre richly enameled in colors. set with a diamond. Nineteenth century. The surface perforated with a star and practical terminating in a of the drum is 34 . 86 MEYNADIER. the sides and dial enameled in colors. be- tween double cyphers L under a crown of and silver. the sides with four panels of gold fleur-de-lys on a ground of royal blue translucent enamel. jeweled. the thumb-piece a wreath of lilies in applied gold. in the centre of the lid a miniature portrait of Marie Antoinette sur- rounded with sparks. gold. Nineteenth century. the leaves continued round the lid in applied Paris. the gold applied lid and bottom of rayed blue enamel with vari-colored gold fleur-de-lys. rayed.

and enameled with gilt scroll metal pierced and leaf work in colors. the faces set with crystal and lapislazuli. Nineteenth century. .and shows two floating cupids white enamel on a blue field. Nine- crescent in teenth century. JOHANN OLEGNIK 87 IN WIEN Large cruciform watch.

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