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Swiss
A GOLD, ENAMEL AND PEARL-SET MANDOLIN-FORM WATCH CIRCA 1800
Estimate
6,0008,000
LOT SOLD. 12,500 USD
JUMP TO LOT
42
Swiss
A GOLD, ENAMEL AND PEARL-SET MANDOLIN-FORM WATCH CIRCA 1800
Estimate
6,0008,000
LOT SOLD. 12,500 USD
JUMP TO LOT

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Swiss
A GOLD, ENAMEL AND PEARL-SET MANDOLIN-FORM WATCH CIRCA 1800
• gilt verge movement • white enamel dial, Arabic numerals • the sound board with glazed aperture revealing the balance bridge, set with seed pearls, overlaid with translucent purple enamel, the reverse with translucent red enamel over engine-turning, heightened with champlevé enamel flower spray, the band finely enameled with a line of musical notes terminating on one side in the words Babet et Blaise and at the other Du Capo • unsigned
length 62 mm
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Catalogue Note

Blaise et Babet (1783)  was an opera by the French composer Nicolas-Alexandre Dezède.

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