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    Sale 1353

    Important Pocketwatches and Wristwatches

    12 May 2008, Geneva

  • Lot 168

    Anon. An unusual 18K gold, enamel and amethyst-set keywound jump hour watch

    UNSIGNED, CIRCA 1840

    Price Realised  

    Anon. An unusual 18K gold, enamel and amethyst-set keywound jump hour watch
    Unsigned, circa 1840
    With full plate gilt-finished movement, chain fusée, finely pierced and engraved balance cock, gold cuvette, the engine-turned two-tone silvered dial with an aperture for the jumping Arabic hours, an eccentric blank minute ring with central hand, subsidiary seconds, in entirely raised dot and floral decorated circular case, pendant and bow, the reverse centred by an octagonal painted polychrome enamel portrait of a lady, surrounded by amethysts in sizes, unsigned
    43 mm. diam.


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