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Henry Capt à Genève

Estimate
6,000 - 8,000 USD
Sold
5,250 USD
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Description

  • A FINE 18K GOLD AND ENAMEL HUNTING CASED PENDANT WATCH AND A 14K GOLD AND ENAMEL HUNTER CASED PENDANT WATCH
    CIRCA 1870 AND 1890
  • gold and enamel
the first: jeweled gilt lever movement, signed and numbered gold cuvette, white enamel dial, Roman numerals, subsidiary seconds, case with polychrome enamel plaques to both sides, the cover depicting a girl, with her dog within an Alpine landscape, the reverse painted with a trophy of agriculture, cuvette, dial and movement signed • the second: white enamel dial, Arabic numerals, subsidiary seconds, both covers with translucent pink enamel over an engine-turned ground, the cover with miniature polychrome enamel landscape, the reverse with a polychrome enamel spray of flowers, signed and numbered cuvette

Catalogue Note

The enamel scene depicted on the Henry Capt watch is nearly identical to one by Patek Philippe, illustrated in Huber, M. & Banbery, A., Vol. 1, Second Edition, , p. 127, pl. 53.
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