Wednesday 21 June 2023

Lot 290

Marcus & Co, C.H. Meylan. An American, Belle Époque, platinum and diamond lapel watchCirca 1910

View More

Lot 290

Marcus & Co, C.H. Meylan. An American, Belle Époque, platinum and diamond lapel watch
Circa 1910

Price Realised: £6,500

Estimate: £1,500 - £2,000

Price realised is hammer price plus fees (30% Buyers Premium inclusive of VAT).

Share this lot

Let your friends and family know about this lot

Lot 290


Marcus & Co, C.H. Meylan. An American, Belle Époque, platinum and diamond lapel watch
Circa 1910
18 jewel Swiss lever movement with three adjustments, signed Marcus & Co, New York, C.H.Maylan, Switzerland, numbered 21628, circular silvered dial with blued steel Louis VI hands and black Arabic numerals, signed Marcus & Co, within old-brilliant-cut diamond bezel with cardinal points, the square case with rose-cut diamond set pierced foliate decoration with rose-cut diamond line border, the matching case back with central old-brilliant-cut diamond rosette motif, to a rose-cut diamond crown, case number 2161964, suspended from a diamond set brooch with diamond twin swags
Case width 25mm, length including brooch suspension 5.5cm 
(VAT charged on hammer price)

An illustrated design for this watch can be found in the Jewelry Design Books of Jaques and Marcus, 1890 to 1910, in the 'Miscellaneous' volume, page 25. The eight volume design books contain pen and ink drawings of custom-designs drawn for clients of the firm, which were then later pasted in to the volumes. The design books were given to the Dartmouth Library in 1987 by Burton Elliott, a Dartmouth alumnus who, along with his father Edward Goldstein, worked for Marcus & Co.

Courtesy of Dartmouth College Library

Buyer's Premium

The buyer shall pay the hammer price together with a premium thereon of 26% up to £20,000 (31.2% inclusive of VAT), 25% from £20,001 - £500,000 (30% inclusive of VAT), 20% from £500,001 thereafter (24% inclusive of VAT). The premium price is subject to VAT at the standard rate.

VAT is not charged on the hammer price unless it is stated that there is 'VAT applicable on the hammer price at the end of the description. Buyer's premium is subject to VAT.

Qualifying living artists and the descendants of artists deceased within the last 70 years are entitled to receive a re-sale royalty each time their work is bought through an auction house or art market professional.

It applies to lots with hammer value over €1,000 as follows:
0 to €50,000 - 4%, €50,000.01 to €200,000 - 3%
€200,000.01 to €350,000 - 1%,
€350,000.01 to €500,000 - 0.5%
Exceeding €500,000 - 0.25%
ARR is capped at €12,500

Please note ARR is calculated in euros. Auctioneers will apply current exchange rates.

Export of goods

Buyers intending to export goods should ascertain whether an export licence is required before bidding. Export licences are issued by Arts Council England and application forms can be obtained from its Export Licensing Unit. Details can be found on the ACE website or by phoning ACE on 020 7973 5188. The need for import licences varies from country to country and you should acquaint yourself with all relevant local requirements and provisions before bidding. The refusal of any such licences shall not permit the cancelling of any sale nor allow any delay in making full payment for the lot.

Own a similar item?

Receive alerts about similar lots

Continue Browsing

View More Lots View More Lots

LOT 291

An early 20th century gold and enamel fob watchCirca 191015 jewel Swiss lever movement, ...

Estimate: £200 - £300

LOT 292

E.Gubelin. A gold, green enamel and diamond set lapel watch Circa 1900Swiss movement, signed...

Estimate: £400 - £600

LOT 293

Swiss. An late 19th century key wind gold and glass ball watchCirca 1890Nickel finish key wound...

Estimate: £300 - £500

LOT 294

Swiss. An 18ct gold keyless wind open face pocket watchCirca 1910Jewelled keyless wind movement,...

Estimate: £400 - £600

LOT 295

Swiss. An 18ct gold and enamel half hunter pocket watch Circa 1890Keyless wind cylinder movement...

Estimate: £300 - £500

LOT 296

An Imperial Russian gold mounted fob, of mesh work ribbon form with applied initials WLR, the...

Estimate: £500 - £800

LOT 297

Bravington. A World War two period military GS/TP open face pocket watchCirca 1940Swiss unsigned...

Estimate: £100 - £150

LOT 298

A Continental enamel egg pendant, of hinged form, with three colour gold ribbon and swag...

Estimate: £600 - £800

LOT 299

A green guilloché enamel egg pendant, the body of the egg enamelled to resemble snakeskin and...

Estimate: £200 - £300

LOT 300

A pearl, emerald and enamel pendant, of circular outline, a central pearl (untesed) to pink...

Estimate: £800 - £1200

LOT 301

Whiteside & Blank. An American Belle Époque 14ct gold and platinum diamond set locket, of...

Estimate: £500 - £700

LOT 302

An emerald and diamond cluster ring, of openwork, elongated oval form, the central emerald-cut...

Estimate: £2200 - £2800

LOT 303

A Belle Époque diamond and seed pearl bracelet, the seed pearls strung on silk thread and...

Estimate: £600 - £800

LOT 304

A Belle Époque platinum and seed pearl lattice bracelet, the four rows of seed pearls to...

Estimate: £400 - £600

LOT 305

Cartier. A Belle Époque seed pearl and diamond bracelet, the seed pearls lattice strung on wire,...

Estimate: £2000 - £3000

LOT 306

Ben Rosenfeld. An 18ct gold diamond and turquoise leaf brooch, the gently folding leaf set with...

Estimate: £250 - £350

Newsletter Signup

Keyword Alerts