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    Sale 12299

    Jewellery & Watches

    15 September 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 132

    A LATE 19TH CENTURY GOLD HUNTER CASE QUARTER REPEATING POCKET WATCH WITH LATER ADAPTED EROTIC & JACQUEMART AUTOMATON

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    A LATE 19TH CENTURY GOLD HUNTER CASE QUARTER REPEATING POCKET WATCH WITH LATER ADAPTED EROTIC & JACQUEMART AUTOMATON
    The dial with central white enamel chapter ring with Roman numerals against a dark blue enamel ground with automated twin putti chiming two bells above a foliate motif, keyless jewelled lever movement, the case back opening to reveal a lady and gentleman in erotic embrace, later enamelled, against an engraved background, in engine-turned case, the repeat mechanism operated by a slide in the band, circa 1890, case 52mm
    Case no. 25247


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