Lot 1503

Spindle pocket watch with repoussé double case London, William Chater and Son (active from 1726 - 1762), mid 18th century, yellow gold, white enamel dial with roman hour and arabic minute markers, blued hands, movement marked ''Chater & Son, London'' and number ''7679'', the movement lid with indistinct punching and master marker ''DP'', the over-case with repoussé Roman scene, probably depicting Cleopatra kneeling before Octavian, total weight ca. 83,5 g, d: ca. 4/4,5 cm. Signs of wear, minor... Work does not start. With key. Provenance: From a South German private collection. Acquired in 1959 at the auction house Lempertz, Cologne.