A FINE MINIATURE GOLD AND ENAMELLED HUNTING CASED KEYLESS WATCH WITH A PORTRAIT OF MUZAFFAR AL-DIN SHAH QAJAR, TURKEY, CONSTANTINOPLE, LATE 19TH CENTURY
A FINE MINIATURE GOLD AND ENAMELLED HUNTING CASED KEYLESS WATCH WITH A PORTRAIT OF MUZAFFAR AL-DIN SHAH QAJAR, TURKEY, CONSTANTINOPLE, LATE 19TH CENTURY
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A FINE MINIATURE GOLD AND ENAMELLED HUNTING CASED KEYLESS WATCH WITH A PORTRAIT OF MUZAFFAR AL-DIN SHAH QAJAR, TURKEY, CONSTANTINOPLE, LATE 19TH CENTURY

Estimate: 5,000 - 7,000 GBP

A FINE MINIATURE GOLD AND ENAMELLED HUNTING CASED KEYLESS WATCH WITH A PORTRAIT OF MUZAFFAR AL-DIN SHAH QAJAR, TURKEY, CONSTANTINOPLE, LATE 19TH CENTURY

Estimate: 5,000 - 7,000 GBP

Lot Sold:7,500GBP

Lot Details

Description

A FINE MINIATURE GOLD AND ENAMELLED HUNTING CASED KEYLESS WATCH WITH A PORTRAIT OF MUZAFFAR AL-DIN SHAH QAJAR, TURKEY, CONSTANTINOPLE, LATE 19TH CENTURY


gilt movement, cylinder statement, white enamel dial, subsidiary seconds, Roman numerals, outer minute Arabic track, 14K gold case, set with an an enamel portrait of Muzzafar al-Din Shah Qajar (r.1896-1907) with half-seed pearl border, gilt cuvet engraved 'no. 130360', Fabrique de Montres, H&J Blumenthal Freres, Constantinople


4.4 by 3.3cm.

Condition Report

Not functioning, one minor-half-seed pearl missing from border, the others with some dirt, light scratches to surface, discoloration due to rubbing to interior and on handle, as viewed.


"In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue.

NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE."

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