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    Sale 1348

    Important Pocket Watches and Wristwatches

    12 November 2007, Geneva

  • Lot 111

    Barwise & Ullmann. A lot of one 18K gold, enamel and pearl-set watch with chatelaine and one silver gilt, enamel and pearl-set 8-day watch, both made for the Chinese market

    SIGNED BARWISE, LONDON, NO. 11/179, CIRCA 1860 AND J. ULLMANN & CO., HONGKONG, SHANGHAI & TIENTSIN, 8 DAYS, STAMPED WITH LONDON DATE LETTER FOR 1895

    Price Realised  

    Barwise & Ullmann. A lot of one 18K gold, enamel and pearl-set watch with chatelaine and one silver gilt, enamel and pearl-set 8-day watch, both made for the Chinese market
    Signed Barwise, London, No. 11/179, circa 1860 and J. Ullmann & Co., Hongkong, Shanghai & Tientsin, 8 Days, stamped with London date letter for 1895
    The first with gilt-finished cylinder movement, chain fusée, possibly later gilt dial with Roman numerals, in circular case with translucent blue enamel and pearl-set borders, the reverse centred by the polychrome painted enamel portrait of a lady on translucent blue enamel background, together with a matching gold, enamel and pearl-set châtelaine, movement signed. The second with gilt-finished 8-day keyless lever movement, the balance visible through an aperture in the white enamel dial with Roman numerals, in circular engine-turned case with pearl-set rims, a polychrome painted portrait of a lady on translucent orange enamel to the cover, the back with a swan on a lake, movement and dial signed, case stamped LG
    48 mm. & 51 mm. diams. (2)


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