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This is an extraordinary and desirable pendant watch in the form of a tennis racquet. Watches in the form of other items are very rare and special. This watch with its decoration is redolent of the innovation and delightful decoration of the Art Deco period. It is enhanced with various colours of enamel and a chain would be passed through the end of the handle for wearing. The watch itself is decorated with black “strings” against a white background with a fine frame of burgundy enamel and the sides are of silver. The handle is covered with black enamel with green enamel accents. The thumb piece is of silver surmounted with a blue stone which may be a sapphire. The dial of the watch is of light cream enamel (possible restored) and has delicate hands and Arabic numerals. When worn and lifted to view the dial, it is in the correct position to read the time. The case is hinged and once opened it reveals the face of the watch and the back of the movement is marked “Fifteen 15 Jewels/Two 2 Adjustments/Swiss” as well as the name ‘F.Matter’. The hinged case has the marks “Grevere/0.935/Sterling Silver/Depose/37947/Swiss/19”. The condition is excellent for age and the enamel is in near pristine condition. The watch is in working order. This would be a stunning addition to any collection of jewellery and/or watches. Total length of racquet 2 ins (5cm). Weight 14 grams. This item can be seen in the book, "How the Watch was Worn - A Fashion for 500 Years", on page 132. Air Mail Post with tracking to the USA would be $20.00 USD – with no tracking is cheaper. This item is covered by own insurance policy. For shipping cost to other countries, please contact us.

Item ID: GEC-00321


Gender: Female, Age Group: Adult, Color: White / Black / Green / Silver, Size: Total length of racquet 2 ins (5cm). Weight 14 grams.

Stunning Enamel Racquet-form Pendant Watch, Art Deco

$900 USD

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