• Christies auction house James Christie logo

    Sale 5891

    Jewels at South Kensington

    14 May 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 103

    A 19th century gold diamond and turquoise fob watch and a fobwatch

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A 19th century gold diamond and turquoise fob watch and a fobwatch
    The late 19th century openface fobwatch with white enamel dial and Roman numerals, the cylinder movement unsigned, the cuvet engraved, Mellerio dits Meller, Rue de la Paix, Paris the case reverse pavé-set with old brilliant-cut diamonds and navette-shaped cabochon turquoise to a matching fob chain one turquoise deficient, watch key and fob seal; and a late 18th/early 19th century fob watch the white enamel dial with Roman numerals and outer minute ring with paste-set hands within paste bezel, the key wind cylinder movement with three arm balance wheel and applied paste decoration with skeleton reverse, to a marcasite openwork cluster chatelaine suspending a matching fob and watch key, circa 1800 (2)


    Contact Client Service
    • info@christies.com

    • New York +1 212 636 2000

    • London +44 (0)20 7839 9060

    • Hong Kong +852 2760 1766

    • Shanghai +86 21 6355 1766

    Special Notice

    No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VAT at 15% will be added to the buyer's premium which is invoiced on a VAT inclusive basis.