Lot 25
  • 25

SWISS

Estimate
17,000 - 20,000 USD
Sold
21,250 USD
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Description

  • A PINK GOLD OPEN-FACED QUARTER REPEATING WATCH WITH KNIFE GRINDER AUTOMATON
    CIRCA 1810
  • diameter 56mm.
• gilt verge movement, balance bridge pierced and engraved with scrolls, gilt cuvette • enamel chapter ring with Breguet numerals surrounding a chased vari-color gold automaton scene depicting a seated knife-grinder and a lad operating a pulley within an arch against a blued steel ground, below two cherubs striking bells, the cherubs seated on the arch, flanking a vase issuing forth vari-color gold floral swags, the swags painted in tones of red and green, depressing the pendant activates the assistant, pulley, knife-sharpener and cherubs' striking • engine-turned pink gold case • case numbered 3201
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