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    Sale 2818

    European Noble and Private Collections

    31 March - 1 April 2009, Amsterdam

  • Lot 294

    AN EBONIZED POCKET WATCH HOLDER WITH WATCH MOVEMENT

    THE MOVEMENT BY BALTAZARD FAVRE, GENEVA. LATE 17TH CENTURY; THE WATCH HOLDER 19TH CENTURY, PROBABLY GERMAN

    Price Realised  

    AN EBONIZED POCKET WATCH HOLDER WITH WATCH MOVEMENT
    THE MOVEMENT BY BALTAZARD FAVRE, GENEVA. LATE 17TH CENTURY; THE WATCH HOLDER 19TH CENTURY, PROBABLY GERMAN
    Gilt brass verge movement, chain fusee, pierced and engraved balance cock, plain steel balance, silvered regulation disk, baluster pillars, the dial with an aperture showing a rotating enamelled disc decorated with figures above a scrolling centre signed Baltazard Favre, movement signed; winding key
    22 cm. high; the movement 42 mm. diam.
    Together with a South-West German ebonised and repoussé brass tableclock, signed Dismas Reiner in Riedlingen, 18th Century, eight-day twin barrel verge movement with integral backswinging pendulum, strike on one bell -37 cm. high (2)


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    Baltazard Favre (Faure), recorded working in Basle circa 1689 and in Geneva 1702.

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    Pre-Lot Text

    The property of a german collector
    (lots 285-305)