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    Sale 2627

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    3 December 2008, Hong Kong

  • Lot 3280

    MORIN MARCHINUILE

    AN UNUSUAL AND EARLY SILVER OIGNON REPOUSSÉ PAIRCASE VERGE POCKET WATCH WITH ENAMEL PORTRAIT AND MOCK PENDULUM

    SIGNED MORIN MARCHINUILE, NO. 1665, CIRCA 1740

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    This lot is offered without a reserve

    MORIN MARCHINUILE

    AN UNUSUAL AND EARLY SILVER OIGNON REPOUSSÉ PAIRCASE VERGE POCKET WATCH WITH ENAMEL PORTRAIT AND MOCK PENDULUM
    SIGNED MORIN MARCHINUILE, NO. 1665, CIRCA 1740

    Large gilt-finished chain fusée movement with verge escapement, decorative square shaped pillars, the large cock surmounted by a painted enamel plaque depicting a partially dressed maiden, a heart shape indicator acting as the mock pendulum connected to the balance wheel, pierced and engraved foot, white enamel dial with Roman numerals, outer Arabic divisions, blued steel beetle and poker hands, inner case with glazed back revealing the enamel portrait and mock pendulum, with outer repoussé decorative case, five piece hinge, movement signed and numbered
    Diameter: 57 mm.


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    US$1,500-2,000
    EUR1,100-1,500

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    This lot is offered without reserve.