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Swiss
A GOLD AND ENAMEL AUTOMATON WATCH CIRCA 1800
Estimate
15,00020,000
LOT SOLD. 59,375 USD
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33
Swiss
A GOLD AND ENAMEL AUTOMATON WATCH CIRCA 1800
Estimate
15,00020,000
LOT SOLD. 59,375 USD
JUMP TO LOT

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Swiss
A GOLD AND ENAMEL AUTOMATON WATCH CIRCA 1800

• gilt brass full plate verge movement • white enamel dial with eccentric mean time, sector for regulator, bearing signature Breguet à Paris; translucent red enamel over guilloché ground with a scene of mother dove feeding her nesting young, flanked by flowering vines over midnight blue enamel, aperture revealing six Comedia dell Arte automaton figures passing over a painted landscape background • bezels and band with champlevé enamel in blue and white • 19th century associated gilt metal chatelaine set with blue hardstone rondels terminating in decorative tassels and key


diameter 50 mm, length of chatelaine 260 mm
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