A stunning well designed and working full silver pocket watch with niello design for sale…
This is a beautiful late 19th-century Swiss mechanism full hunter watch made from 0.800 silver with Niello design on the outer casing and has 15 jewels. It’s a heavy watch and is in full working condition.
Used for centuries in Europe Niello design mimics enamel decoration but was actually created from a mixed metal alloy made from silver, copper, lead, and sulfur. Master craftsmen used Niello as a way to add ornate designs to silver items.
Some wear to watch exterior but nothing major. The watch is fully working and running.
6.2cm from bottom to top of the crown
.800 silver full casing