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    Sale 1413

    Rare Watches Including Important Private Collections

    16 May 2016, Geneva

  • Lot 68

    Swiss. A small and attractive 18K gold, enamel, paste and pearl-set mandolin form watch with concealed dial

    UNSIGNED, NO. 1546, CIRCA 1820

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    Swiss. A small and attractive 18K gold, enamel, paste and pearl-set mandolin form watch with concealed dial
    Unsigned, no. 1546, circa 1820
    Gilt-finished verge movement, chain fusée, engraved and pierced balance cock, white enamel dial, Breguet numerals, all hinged within a mandolin-form case with polychrome champlevé enamel geometrically decorated panels, chased gold soundboard with floral and scroll decoration, balance cock exposed through the paste-bordered sound hole, white, black and yellow champlevé enamelled neck with pearl-set tuning pegs over blue enamel head, string bridge, short length of gold chain attached to the case and head, unsigned, case and movement numbered
    57.5 mm. overall length


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