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Swiss. A fine 18K gold, enamel and diamond-set keyless scarab-form watch and brooch
Swiss. A fine 18K gold, enamel and diamond-set keyless scarab-form watch and brooch

UNSIGNED, CIRCA 1890

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Swiss. A fine 18K gold, enamel and diamond-set keyless scarab-form watch and brooch
Unsigned, circa 1890
With circular gilt-finished jewelled cylinder movement, glazed dust cover, the white enamel dial with blue and red Arabic numerals, in a beetle-form case with finely engraved scroll decorated sides and realistically modelled underside, all underneath the translucent blue guilloché enamel and diamond-set wings, opening to reveal the dial, upper part and scarabs' head with black enamel and diamond-set decoration, ruby-set eyes, curved antennas, the two front legs holding the blue enamel and diamond-set wing-shaped brooch, unsigned
49 mm. long & 77 mm. overall length
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