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    Sale 1353

    Important Pocketwatches and Wristwatches

    12 May 2008, Geneva

  • Lot 166

    Maillard. An unusual 18K gold and enamel hunter case quarter repeating keywound duplex watch

    SIGNED MAILLARD À BOURBONNE-LES-BAINS, NO. 2545, CIRCA 1840

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    Maillard. An unusual 18K gold and enamel hunter case quarter repeating keywound duplex watch
    Signed Maillard à Bourbonne-les-Bains, No. 2545, circa 1840
    With gilt-finished jewelled movement, duplex escapement, bimetallic compensation balance, quarter repeating on two hammers, gold cuvette, the white enamel dial with Roman numerals, gold arrow hands, in circular case with blue and white champlevé enamel floral and foliage decorated covers, the front centred by a painted polychrome enamel miniature depicting two cherubs holding a shield-shaped cartouche with engraved initials RD, a painted polychrome enamel miniature depicting the "Madonna della Sedia" after Raphael, both covers with engraved inscription Rosalie Dauvé to the inside, repeating slide in the ribbed band, case numbered, cuvette signed and numbered, dial signed
    41 mm. diam.


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