ATTRIBUTED TO WEST END WATCH CO. | A GOLD, ENAMEL, DIAMOND AND RUBY-SET HALF-HUNTING CASED MINUTE REPEATING AUTOMATON WATCH MADE FOR THE INDIAN MARKET | CIRCA 1910
ATTRIBUTED TO WEST END WATCH CO. | A GOLD, ENAMEL, DIAMOND AND RUBY-SET HALF-HUNTING CASED MINUTE REPEATING AUTOMATON WATCH MADE FOR THE INDIAN MARKET | CIRCA 1910
ATTRIBUTED TO WEST END WATCH CO. | A GOLD, ENAMEL, DIAMOND AND RUBY-SET HALF-HUNTING CASED MINUTE REPEATING AUTOMATON WATCH MADE FOR THE INDIAN MARKET | CIRCA 1910
ATTRIBUTED TO WEST END WATCH CO. | A GOLD, ENAMEL, DIAMOND AND RUBY-SET HALF-HUNTING CASED MINUTE REPEATING AUTOMATON WATCH MADE FOR THE INDIAN MARKET | CIRCA 1910
ATTRIBUTED TO WEST END WATCH CO. | A GOLD, ENAMEL, DIAMOND AND RUBY-SET HALF-HUNTING CASED MINUTE REPEATING AUTOMATON WATCH MADE FOR THE INDIAN MARKET | CIRCA 1910
ATTRIBUTED TO WEST END WATCH CO. | A GOLD, ENAMEL, DIAMOND AND RUBY-SET HALF-HUNTING CASED MINUTE REPEATING AUTOMATON WATCH MADE FOR THE INDIAN MARKET | CIRCA 1910
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LUGGALA, PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF THE HON. GARECH BROWNE

ATTRIBUTED TO WEST END WATCH CO. | A GOLD, ENAMEL, DIAMOND AND RUBY-SET HALF-HUNTING CASED MINUTE REPEATING AUTOMATON WATCH MADE FOR THE INDIAN MARKET | CIRCA 1910

Estimate: 8,000 - 10,000 GBP

LUGGALA, PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF THE HON. GARECH BROWNE

ATTRIBUTED TO WEST END WATCH CO. | A GOLD, ENAMEL, DIAMOND AND RUBY-SET HALF-HUNTING CASED MINUTE REPEATING AUTOMATON WATCH MADE FOR THE INDIAN MARKET | CIRCA 1910

Estimate: 8,000 - 10,000 GBP

Lot Sold:21,250GBP

Lot Details

Description

LUGGALA, PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF THE HON. GARECH BROWNE


ATTRIBUTED TO WEST END WATCH CO.

A GOLD, ENAMEL, DIAMOND AND RUBY-SET HALF-HUNTING CASED MINUTE REPEATING AUTOMATON WATCH MADE FOR THE INDIAN MARKET

CIRCA 1910


jewelled lever movement, steel hammers repeating on coiled gongs, numbered 153089, gold cuvette, translucent enamel dial, Arabic numerals, subsidiary seconds, sunburst background with translucent lilac enamel and three-colour metal automaton figures, 18ct gold case, translucent blue and green enamel over an engine-turned ground, engraved design highlighted with rose-cut diamonds and single-cut rubies, pink enamel chapter ring with engine-turned ground, blue Arabic numerals, glazed aperture, polychrome enamel panel depicting a tiger hunt surrounded by rose-cut diamonds, stamped with a W within a star, numbered G 4128 55

diameter 54.5mm

Condition Report

Dial: some dirt to the dial. The cupid automaton figures with tarnishing.


Case: some scratches to the enamel but overall in good condition


Movement: running and repeating at the time of cataloguing.


"In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. All dimensions in catalogue descriptions are approximate. Condition reports may not specify mechanical replacements or imperfections to the movement, case, dial, pendulum, separate base(s) or dome. Watches in water-resistant cases have been opened to examine movements but no warranties are made that the watches are currently water-resistant. Please note that we do not guarantee the authenticity of any individual component parts, such as wheels, hands, crowns, crystals, screws, bracelets and leather bands, since subsequent repairs and restoration work may have resulted in the replacement of original parts. 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. In particular, please note it is the purchaser's responsibility to comply with any applicable import and export matters, particularly in relation to lots incorporating materials from endangered species.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."

**Please be advised that bands made of materials derived from endangered or otherwise protected species (i.e. alligator and crocodile) are not sold with the watches and are for display purposes only. We reserve the right to remove these bands prior to shipping."

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