11 May 2015
Swiss. A fine, rare and attractive 18K gold and enamel openface two-train musical automaton watch
Unsigned, circa 1815
Keywound two-train cylinder movement, musical pin barrel with 10 vibrating steel blades, music and automaton activated by depressing a button in the band, eccentric engine-turned gilt dial, Breguet numerals on blank chapter ring, finely painted polychrome enamel classical landscape view, applied vari-coloured gold automaton scene depicting a couple playing a flute and a harp in unison with the music, circular case, ribbed band, unsigned
57 mm. diam.
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