29 November 2007,
Price realised HKD 150,000
Estimate HKD 120,000 - HKD 160,000
FRANCIS PERIGAL. A FINE AND RARE GOLD AND ENAMEL TWO TRAIN CENTRE SECONDS STRIKING PAIR CASE CLOCK WATCH
SIGNED FRAS. PERIGAL, ROYAL EXCHANGE, LONDON, NO. 19391, CIRCA 1788
With gilt chain fusee movement, cylinder escapement, turned baluster pillars, pierced and engraved cock and foot, quarter repeating on a bell, under dust cover, the white enamel dial with Roman numerals, outer Arabic five minute numerals, fine gold hands, pierced and engraved decorated inner case, repeating by depressing the pendant, lever at two for the strike/no strike, outer case with translucent blue enamel on guilloché background, the front and back rims decorated with seed pearl and burgundy coloured stones, white enamel scalloped border decoration, finely shaped five piece hinge, inner case stamped VW with London hallmarks for 1788, dust cover and movement signed and numbered, inner case also numbered on the outside near the pendant
52 mm. diam.
New York +1 212 636 2000
London +44 (0)20 7839 9060
Hong Kong +852 2760 1766
Shanghai +86 21 6355 1766
Accompanied by a winding key.
Please note the case of the present watch is in its perfect original form retaining all seed pearl and burgundy-coloured stones. The white enamel scalloped border is also intact.