29 November 2007,
Price realised HKD 100,000
Estimate HKD 80,000 - HKD 120,000
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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Accompanied by a Chevalier et Comp adjustment tool.