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    Sale 12572

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    30 May 2016, Convention Hall

  • Lot 2373

    SWISS. A SMALL AND ATTRACTIVE GOLD, ENAMEL AND PEARL-SET MANDOLIN-FORM VERGE WATCH WITH CONCEALED DIAL

    UNSIGNED, CIRCA 1820

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    SWISS. A SMALL AND ATTRACTIVE GOLD, ENAMEL AND PEARL-SET MANDOLIN-FORM VERGE WATCH WITH CONCEALED DIAL
    UNSIGNED, CIRCA 1820
    Gilt-finished verge movement, chain fusée, white enamel dial, Breguet numerals, all hinged within a mandolin-form case with polychrome champlevé enamel geometrically decorated panels, blue enamel soundboard with floral and scroll decoration and a seated putto, balance cock exposed through the pearl-set-bordered sound hole, blue and black dhamplevé enamelled neck with pearl-set tuning pegs over black enamel head, short length of gold chain attached to the case and head, later added blue and black enamel decorated ribbon-shaped brooch, unsigned
    Overall length of mandolin 59 mm.
    US$6,000-$8,700


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