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    Sale 2259

    Important Objects of Vertu, English, Continental and American Silver

    22 May 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 5

    A SWISS GOLD, ENAMEL AND GEM-SET LADIES' PENDANT WATCH, CHAIN AND CHATELAINE

    MARK OF J-M BADOLLET & CIE, GENEVA, CIRCA 1850; RETAILED BY HUNT & ROSKELL, LONDON

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    A SWISS GOLD, ENAMEL AND GEM-SET LADIES' PENDANT WATCH, CHAIN AND CHATELAINE
    MARK OF J-M BADOLLET & CIE, GENEVA, CIRCA 1850; RETAILED BY HUNT & ROSKELL, LONDON
    The hunter case key-wound cylinder watch with blue guilloché enamel outer case, one side with diamond-set flower spray, the other with diamond-set snowflake; the chatelaine with blue enamel and diamond-set key, seal, and pendant, and blue enamel heart-shaped locket and a horseshoe-shaped locket; the case numbered 38208, the cuvette signed Examined by Hunt & Roskell 156 New Bond Street London; in a fitted silk-lined leather case stamped with retailer's mark inside and on cover
    the watch 1 3/8 in. (35 cm.) diameter


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    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A DISTINGUISHED EUROPEAN COLLECTION