3 December 2008,
Price realised HKD 162,500
Estimate HKD 48,000 - HKD 65,000
GOLD, ENAMEL AND SEED PEARL-SET OPENFACE VERGE POCKET WATCH
UNSIGNED, NUMBERED 4391, CIRCA 1800
Gilt-finished chain fusée movement with verge escapement, turned cylindrical pillars, pierced and engraved decorative cock, white enamel dial with Arabic numerals, outer minute track, gold arrow hands, the case with finely painted enamel scene of a lady in period costume kneeling beside a floral pedestal and urn, translucent blue enamel background, rim set with seed pearls, bezel also set with seed pearls, with a later custom made gold and glazed outer protective case, unsigned, movement numbered, pendant also numbered and additionally stamped R
Diameter: 54 mm.
New York +1 212 636 2000
London +44 (0)20 7839 9060
Hong Kong +852 2760 1766
Shanghai +86 21 6355 1766
+852 2978 9920
This lot is offered without reserve.
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