Antique watch case


Country:  Western Europe
Period:    1750 - 1900

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

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

Ref number:  2289
Status:  Sold


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