Lot 55
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RUBY AND DIAMOND POCKET WATCH, MERMOD FRÈRES, LATE 19TH CENTURY, AND A GOLD LOCKET

Estimate
3,500 - 4,500 CHF
Sold
26,250 CHF
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Description

The pocket watch dial applied with white enamel, framed with single-cut diamonds, the reverse pavé-set with cushion-shaped and circular-cut rubies highlighted with a fleur de lys motif set with similarly-, single-cut and rose diamonds, signed Mermod Frères, and a gold locket engraved Robert and Charles and opening to reveal photographs of the four eldest children of Archduchess Marie Anne of Austria and Prince Elie de Bourbon Parme: Elisabeth (1904-1983), Charles (1905-1912), Marie Françoise (1906-1994) and Robert (1909-1974).
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