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    Norton London pocket watch?

    Thank you MartyR! It where turbulent times in Europe around 1800, but the way from Germany to Sweden finaly to the US is quite a journey. Well I think it’s not necessary to assume that the dial painting was made on individual purpose, perhaps such allegorical pictures where suggestive in many...
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    Norton London pocket watch?

    Hi all, my first post :-) The bow and quiver is a symbol for the god Apollo, the torch stands for his devine sister, the godess Artemis / Diana. Apollo is the god of the muses, of the fair punishment and for wisdom. Diana is the godess of the hunt, but also of virginity. The pair of doves is a...

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