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    Sale 1417

    Rare Watches Including Nautilus 40 Part II

    14 November 2016, Geneva

  • Lot 71

    Ls. Duchêne & Fils. A very fine and rare 18K gold and enamel lyre-form pendant watch with concealed dial and visible balance.

    SIGNED LS. DUCHÊNE & FILS, NO. 63263, CIRCA 1810.

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    Ls. Duchêne & Fils. A very fine and rare 18K gold and enamel lyre-form pendant watch with concealed dial and visible balance.
    Signed Ls. Duchêne & Fils, no. 63263, circa 1810.
    MOVEMENT: manual, chain fusée, verge escapement
    DIAL: white enamel, Arabic numerals
    CASE: lyre-form with filigree borders, yellow and blue champlevé enameled spring-loaded cover opening to reveal the dial, black and blue champlevé enameled reverse with glazed aperture to view the balance, gold strings, three-strand gold suspension chain and gold and enamel brooch fitting, 67.2 mm x 40 mm.
    SIGNED: movement and dial signed, movement and case numbered


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