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    Sale 2392

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    29 November 2007, Hong Kong

  • Lot 2796

    CHEVALIER ET COMP. A FINE GOLD, ENAMEL AND SEED PEARL QUARTER REPEATING KEYWOUND POCKET WATCH

    SIGNED CHEVALIER ET COMP.E., N0. 1915, CIRCA 1810

    Price Realised  

    CHEVALIER ET COMP. A FINE GOLD, ENAMEL AND SEED PEARL QUARTER REPEATING KEYWOUND POCKET WATCH
    SIGNED CHEVALIER ET COMP.E., N0. 1915, CIRCA 1810

    With gilt frosted chain and fusée movement with verge escapement, turned baluster pillars, pierced and decoratively engraved cock, quarter repeating on a bell, the white enamel dial with stylised Arabic numerals, gold beetle and poker hands, the case set with seed pearls to the front and back bezels, case back set with a finely painted enamel scene of a fair lady in classical dress reading her book, on a blue translucent background over guilloché decoration, repeating mechanism activated by depressing the pendant, together with a gilt and glazed out case, dial and movement signed
    55 mm diam.


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    US$10,000-15,000
    EUR7,300-11,000

    Accompanied by a Chevalier et Comp adjustment tool.