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    Sale 5372

    Christie's Interiors- Style & Spirit

    18 November 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 448

    A Swiss mother-of-pearl and ormolu-mounted mystery timepiece

    1900S

    Price Realised  

    A Swiss mother-of-pearl and ormolu-mounted mystery timepiece
    1900s
    The silvered mirror plate dial with ormolu cherub floating on a carved leaf and indicating the time with a spear pointer to the mother-of- pearl chapter ring, the single barrel movement wound from underside
    4¼ in. (11 cm.) wide


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