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A RARE AND UNUSUAL GOLD, LAPIS LAZULI AND IVORY SINGLE CASED VERGE WATCH WITH ADAM AND EVE AUTOMATON, CIRCA 1700 | A RARE AND UNUSUAL GOLD, LAPIS LAZULI AND IVORY SINGLE CASED VERGE WATCH WITH ADAM AND EVE AUTOMATON, CIRCA 1700

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4,000 - 6,000 EUR
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21,250 EUR
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Gilded full plate, verge escapement, baluster pillars, the backplate mounted with a chased and engraved gold panel depicting the Tree of Life in the Garden of Eden, the figures of Adam and Eve applied in carved ivory, the serpent in blued steel travelling around the circumference of the scene, gilt metal movement cap with engraved scenes to the band and framed aperture to reveal the automata scene, gold champlevé dial, Roman numerals with half hour divisions, outer Arabic minute ring, aperture for winding and regulation disc, banner to the centre signed London, gold case, large glazed aperture to the back revealing the automata, the bezels with scenes depicting animals  separated by lapis lazuli panels, gilt metal and shagreen outer protective case
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