• Important Watches  auction at Christies

    Sale 2212

    Important Watches

    15 December 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 304

    SWISS. AN UNUSUAL 18K GOLD, DIAMOND AND RUBY SET KEYLESS SUNFLOWER-FORM CYLINDER PENDANT WATCH WITH CONCEALED DIAL

    UNSIGNED, CIRCA 1870

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    SWISS. AN UNUSUAL 18K GOLD, DIAMOND AND RUBY SET KEYLESS SUNFLOWER-FORM CYLINDER PENDANT WATCH WITH CONCEALED DIAL
    UNSIGNED, CIRCA 1870
    Gilt-finished cylinder movement, mono-metallic balance, wolf's tooth winding, white enamel dial, Roman numerals, the case resembling a sunflower, the chased and engraved back cover with stem and foliate design, the front cover diamond and ruby-set sunflower petals, with hinged ruby-set center concealing the dial, the crown resembling a bud, the bow resembling the stem, unsigned, together with 18k gold diamond and ruby set pendant with two similar sunflower motifs
    31mm diam.


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