Lot 171

A VIENNESE SILVER, POLYCHROME ENAMEL AND GEM-SET MANTEL TIMEPIECE

Early 20th Century

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500
Hammer price: £1,800
Bidding ended. Lot has been sold.

Modelled as two figures carrying a sedan chair standing on a lapis lazuli set shaped platform base, the dial with blue enamelled Roman numerals, the case-back decorated with a bird in polychrome enamels, with a coral bead urn style finial, 18.5cm wide x 20.5cm high


Provenance: Hylda and Lewis Gilbert, Sheldrake Place, London. 

Lewis Gilbert (d.2018), the celebrated film director, producer and screenwriter, best known for his 007 James Bond movies and Alfie.

The coral is approx 15.5mm, however it has been cut out to have the silver finial

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