Additional information: 19TH CENTURY CROSSED-SWORDS GILT AND CAST METAL WATCH HOLDER, Circa 1850
The watch holder is balanced by sword blades along with an scrolled easel attached to the back; gilt metal winds around the central portion of the holder and curls underneath the hanging pocket watch to form a resting spot for a fountain pen; protective cloth in recessed holder surrounded by accordion-weave gilt metal; glass bottle ink well with silver flanges fits within rectangular platform that extends from underneath the resting fountain pen; dimensions: 5 1/2" wide x 6" high approximately; pocket watch not included.
Additional information: 19TH CENTURY HEAVY CAST IRON WATCH HOLDER
Seated woman next to a heron at her right side. Her sleeves rolled, and with a cup in her left hand and a book balanced on her left leg, she points to the watch aperture with her right hand; Richly decorated with scrolls and floral ornaments in the Rococo style; Dimensions: 12" x 9" x 4"; pocket watch not included.
Additional information: On gilt cast iron base; recess to hold the watch is an integral part of the casting; decorated with heraldic symbols and attributes of the Roman Empire including a winged helmut at the top, rams head and warrior's ax along with two helmets resting on the base; Measurements: 10" x 5" x 3"; pocket watch not included.