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AN 18K GOLD AND ENAMEL QUARTER REPEATING AUTOMATON WATCH, MADE FOR THE CHINESE MARKET CIRCA 1810
Estimate
30,00040,000
LOT SOLD. 37,500 USD
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Swiss
AN 18K GOLD AND ENAMEL QUARTER REPEATING AUTOMATON WATCH, MADE FOR THE CHINESE MARKET CIRCA 1810
Estimate
30,00040,000
LOT SOLD. 37,500 USD
JUMP TO LOT

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AN 18K GOLD AND ENAMEL QUARTER REPEATING AUTOMATON WATCH, MADE FOR THE CHINESE MARKET CIRCA 1810

• verge movement • possibly later white enamel dial, Roman numerals • the reverse centered by an applied vari-color gold fountain, the water simulated by means of two twisting glass rods terminating above with two vertically nesting bells, all flanked by applied vari-color gold chased figures of a lady and a gentlemen striking the hours and quarters on the bells with mallets inhabiting a love garden setting decorated with gold details against opaque powder blue enamel, the scene revealed through glazed back, the bezels decorated with running translucent green enamel rosettes against a blue enamel ground • unsigned


diameter 53 mm
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