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    Sale 1348

    Important Pocket Watches and Wristwatches

    12 November 2007, Geneva

  • Lot 114

    Swiss. A fine and unusual 18K gold skeletonized openface quarter repeating watch with varicoloured gold two jaquemarts automaton

    UNSIGNED, CIRCA 1820

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    Swiss. A fine and unusual 18K gold skeletonized openface quarter repeating watch with varicoloured gold two jaquemarts automaton
    Unsigned, circa 1820
    With full plate gilt-finished movement, finely engraved foot and pierced and engraved balance cock, gold cuvette, quarter repeating on three hammers, the small dial with Breguet numerals on white enamel chapter ring, gold moon-style hands, the skeletonized centre surmounted by a varicoloured gilt scene depicting a standing couple striking bells in unison with the repeating, observed by a seated cherub, in circular case with undulated band, the back decorated with engraved and embossed eight point star motifs in high relief, repeating through the pendant, unsigned
    60 mm. diam.


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