Lot 125
  • 125

Biergans

Estimate
30,000 - 50,000 CHF
Sold
242,500 CHF
bidding is closed

Description

  • <P>A VERY RARE AND HISTORICALLY IMPORTANT GOLD, ENAMEL AND DIAMOND PRESENTATION WATCH WITH MATCHING CHAIN AND FOB SEAL, MOST PROBABLY MADE FOR KING LUDWIG II OF BAVARIA<BR>CIRCA 1880</P>
• nickel lever movement, bi-metallic balance, transparent sapphire back on the cuvette • white enamel dial, Roman numerals for hours and Arabic for minutes, subsidiary seconds • gold massive hunting case, one side with applied enamel cross of Bavaria surrounded on the edge with cloisonné with royal arms on blue Bavaria background, three gold cartouches for inscriptions IN FIDE JUS, the reverse with representation of the Virgin surrounded by Bavarian blue enamelled colours and diamond-set, the chased bow with a lion's head, stem winding in the shape of a crown and the bow with enamelled blue and white colours, suspended by a fine gold link chain with attached fob seal representing St George killing the dragon • dial and movement signed

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