Swiss. A fine, rare and attractive 18K gold and enamel openface à toc quarter repeating automaton watch
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Swiss. A fine, rare and attractive 18K gold and enamel openface à toc quarter repeating automaton watch

UNSIGNED, CIRCA 1815

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Swiss. A fine, rare and attractive 18K gold and enamel openface à toc quarter repeating automaton watch
Unsigned, circa 1815
Keywound cylinder movement repeating on two hammers either onto a gong or à toc onto the case chosen by a sliding lever in the band, gilt dust cover, small eccentric white enamel dial, Breguet numerals, finely painted polychrome enamel lakeside landscape scene, surmounted by two applied vari-coloured gold putti striking the bells in unison with the repeating, applied vari-coloured gold automaton scene depicting a fisherman moving is rode up and down revealing a hooked fish while a stream of water is flowing underneath driving the revolving water mill to the left side, circular case, engine-turned band, repeating and automaton activated through the pendant, unsigned, dust cover numbered 257'180
55 mm. diam.
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