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    Sale 1992

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    24 April 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 30

    SWISS. A RARE 18K GOLD MINUTE REPEATING KEYLESS LEVER POCKET WATCH WITH EROTIC AUTOMATON

    UNSIGNED, CASE NO. 54319, CIRCA 1890

    Price Realised  

    SWISS. A RARE 18K GOLD MINUTE REPEATING KEYLESS LEVER POCKET WATCH WITH EROTIC AUTOMATON
    Unsigned, Case No. 54319, circa 1890
    With gilt-finished lever movement, minute repeating on two gongs activated by a lever in the band, glazed cuvette revealing a painted polychrome enamel erotic boudoir scene depicting an embracing couple, the male activated with the repeating mechanism, white enamel dial with Roman numerals, subsidiary seconds, polished case with coin-edged band
    53mm diam.


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