Lot 45
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GRAUPNER, BERLIN A RARE GOLD AND RUBY RED GLASS MOUNTED SINGLE CASED VERGE WATCH WITH MATCHING CHATELAINECIRCA 1750, NO.197

Estimate
15,000 - 25,000 CHF
Sold
12,500 CHF
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Description

  • A RARE GOLD AND RUBY RED GLASS MOUNTED SINGLE CASED VERGE WATCH WITH MATCHING CHATELAINECIRCA 1750, NO.197
• Movement: gilded full plate, verge escapement, plain flat three-arm balance, decoratively pierced balance bridge engraved with scrolling flowers and foliage, silver regulation plate, baluster pillars, fusee and chain, signed and numbered Graupner, Berlin, 197• Dial: white enamel, Roman numerals, outer Arabic minute ring, gilt filigree hands, aperture for winding, signed and numbered Graupner, Berlin• Case: the back and bezel of gold mounted red glass, diamond-set thumb-piece• Chatelaine: composed of three ruby red glass panels, each mounted within gold cartouches chased with scrolls and flowers, two similarly decorated pendant chains terminating to one side with a red glass mounted key and to the other in a red glass bonbonnière, the chatelaine backed with gilt-metal panels and pendant hook
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