14 November 2016
This lot is offered without a reserve
Ls. Duchêne & Fils. A very fine and rare 18K gold and enamel lyre-form pendant watch with concealed dial and visible balance.
Signed Ls. Duchêne & Fils, no. 63263, circa 1810.
MOVEMENT: manual, chain fusée, verge escapement
DIAL: white enamel, Arabic numerals
CASE: lyre-form with filigree borders, yellow and blue champlevé enameled spring-loaded cover opening to reveal the dial, black and blue champlevé enameled reverse with glazed aperture to view the balance, gold strings, three-strand gold suspension chain and gold and enamel brooch fitting, 67.2 mm x 40 mm.
SIGNED: movement and dial signed, movement and case numbered
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This lot is offered without reserve.On lots marked with an + in the catalogue, VAT will be charged at 8% on both the premium as well as the hammer price.
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