11 May 2009
Eska. A rare and large 18K pink gold automatic wristwatch with sweep centre seconds and cloisonné enamel dial
Signed Eska, case no. 127'096, circa 1950
Copper-finished lever movement, 17 jewels, the polychrome cloisonné enamel dial depicting a frigate in full sail, applied gold lozenge-shaped and Arabic numerals, sweep centre seconds, circular case, unusual stepped fan-shaped lugs, snap on back, case, dial and movement signed
34.5 mm. diam.
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For another example of an Eska wristwatch from the 1950s with cloisonné enamel dial see Ore d'Oro 2 by J. Barracca, G. Negretti, F. Nencini, p. 163.
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