• European Noble and Private Col auction at Christies

    Sale 2835

    European Noble and Private Collections

    15 - 16 December 2009, Amsterdam

  • Lot 25

    A SWISS SUBMINIATURE GILT-BRASS AND CHAMPLEVE LIMOGES ENAMEL TRAVEL TIMEPIECE, LATE 19TH CENTURY

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    A SWISS SUBMINIATURE GILT-BRASS AND CHAMPLEVE LIMOGES ENAMEL TRAVEL TIMEPIECE, LATE 19TH CENTURY
    The engraved corniche case with enamel panels to the sides, decorated with cherubs, flowers and figures emblematic for love, stamped GH flanking an anchor and 26 to the rear door, silvered roman dial with blued steel hands, single barrel movement with cut away back plate revealing vertically positioned balance wheel escapement
    5 cm. high (handle down)


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