27 November 2013
ASCHARD. A FINE AND RARE 18K GOLD, ENAMEL AND PEARL-SET OPENFACE KEYWOUND VERGE WATCH
SIGNED ASHARD, A GENEVE, CIRCA 1820
Full-plate gilt verge movement, engraved and pierced balance bridge, white enamel dial, Arabic numerals, the bezel set with pearls, the hinged case back with a polychrome painted enamel scene of a couple in a pastoral landscape cradling a lamb, surrounded by translucent blue enamel over engine-turned ground with gold and purple enamelled vases filled with flowers of white and red and set with pearls to the leaves and a band, dial and movement signed
48 mm. diam.
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