A musical coach watch by Jos. Martineau Senior

Description

Highly important and magnificient silver pair cased quarter repeating, hour striking musical coach watch made for the turkish market. De movement signed « Jos. Martineau Senior » and case signed « C.H. » for Christopher Heckel. Hallmarked 1745/46.

The original cast of the case is in the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, England. The original design of the case is in « The Yale center for British Art, Paul Mellon collection », USA.

Now in a private italian collection.

Exhibitions

  • « Rococo Art and Design in Hogarth’s England » in the « Victoria & Albert museum », London, England. From the 16/05/1986 to 30/09/1986.

Dimensions

  • Diameter : 146 mm