Lot 227
  • 227

Swiss

Estimate
7,000 - 9,000 USD
Sold
11,875 USD
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Description

  • A GOLD QUARTER REPEATING AUTOMATON WATCH
    19TH CENTURY
  • GOLD, ENAMEL, PEARL
• gilt full plate movement, balance bridge pierced and engraved with scrolls • automaton consisting of Father Time to the top chiming the hours and two putti below chiming the quarters, centered by a vari-color gold architectural scene, white enamel chapter ring, Roman numerals, all against a blue steel ground • associated gold case, the bezels set with pearls, the back with translucent blue enamel over guilloché bordered by light blue enamel engraved with scrolls, reeded case band, repeat lock to the case band at 1 o’clock

Catalogue Note

Accompanied by a presentation box. 
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