• Lot 56

    Vaucher Frères. A fine 18K gold and enamel openface quarter repeating cylinder watch

    SIGNED VAUCHER FRÈRES, NO. 9976, CASE NO. 3212, CIRCA 1800

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    Vaucher Frères. A fine 18K gold and enamel openface quarter repeating cylinder watch
    Signed Vaucher Frères, No. 9976, case no. 3212, circa 1800
    Gilt-finished cylinder movement plain three arm balance, quarter repeating on two hammers onto two gongs, gilt dial, Arabic numerals on white enamel chapter ring, centred by a polychrome painted enamel classical lakeside scene, outer engraved minute divisions on gilt chapter ring, engine-turned circular case, pendant locking lever in the ribbed band, quarter repeating through the pendant, cuvette signed and numbered, case numbered and with casemaker's initials DFB
    56 mm. diam.


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    Vaucher Frères located in Geneva and La Chaux-de-Fonds were renowned makers of high quality watches and small clocks, active between 1780 and 1830.