• Twenty rooms: The private coll auction at Christies

    Sale 2857

    Twenty rooms: The private collection of the late Mrs Elias-Vaes

    27 - 29 April 2010, Amsterdam

  • Lot 953

    A FRENCH MINIATURE IVORY CARRIAGE CLOCK

    DIEPPE, THIRD QUARTER 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A FRENCH MINIATURE IVORY CARRIAGE CLOCK
    DIEPPE, THIRD QUARTER 19TH CENTURY
    THE SIDES OF THE CASE CARVED IN RELIEF WITH A RIBBON TIED BOUQUET OF FLOWERS, PLAIN WHITE ENAMEL DIAL WITH ROMAN CHAPTERS, SINGLE BARREL MOVEMENT WITH BALANCE WHEEL ESCAPEMENT
    10.5 CM. HIGH (HANDLE UP)
    TOGETHER WITH A FRENCH IVORY PILL-BOX, 19TH CENTURY, DECORATED WITH BRASS DOT-INLAYS AND A BLUE ENAMEL DIAL, WITH WATCH MOVEMENT -DAMAGES-, 9 CM. LONG (2)


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    Provenance

    BOTH ACQUIRED FROM B. BINNENWEG, OTTOLAND.