THYAR PITT. A GILT METAL AND ENAMEL PAIR CASE COACH CLOCK WATCH WITH CENTRE SECONDS, PHASES OF THE MOON AND FIFTHS SECONDS

Lot №: 65738
Estimate: $6,449 - 8,384
30 November 2005
Sold price
$17,026
Hong Kong

Description

THYAR PITT. A GILT METAL AND ENAMEL PAIR CASE COACH CLOCK WATCH WITH CENTRE SECONDS, PHASES OF THE MOON AND FIFTHS SECONDSSigned Thyar Pitt, London, No. 1025, circa 1780With gilt-finished two-train cylinder movement, the backplate overlaid with pierced scrolling foliage, pierced and engraved cock with diamond endstone, dust cover, the white enamel regulator dial with outer Arabic five minute divisions, eccentric hour display with Roman numerals at 12, centre seconds with stop lever in the band, three subsidiary dials indicating phases of the moon in red, fifths seconds and strike/silent, the inner case with fitted bell, pierced and engraved with scrolls, flowers and trophies, in similarly pierced and engraved outer case with red and colourless paste-set bezel, the reverse with a central painted enamel scene depicting a mythological scene, movement and dust cover signed and numbered111 mm. diam.