Antique watch case

Country:  Western Europe
Period:  17th Century

Octagonal silver watch case, 28 x 50 mm incl pendant. The engravings depicting 'Orpheus plays music for Mercury', surrounded by Cupids. The silver band with engraved animal and floral motifs.
The two lids on the inside with a lauer wreath called 'Coat of Arms'. Engravings attributed to Nicolas Leblon.
Blois-Lyon, Rouen Cuper M - Durant P. London, ca 1640


Literature:
- Tardy, pg. 356, see also p. 138, 210
- Cat. Louvre Part I, Part II, p. 110-111, 112


Ref number:  2289
Status:  Sold


spacer

Click here to read our Privacy Policy Close