3 December 2004
This lot is offered without a reserve
Friderich. An unusual 18K gold hunter case jump hour keywound watch in decorative case
Signed Charles Friderich, Geneve, No. 4059, circa 1830
With gilt-finished jewelled cylinder movement, the engine-turned silvered dial with aperture for the jumping hours, eccentric chapter ring for the minutes, subsidiary seconds, in circular case with finely chased and engraved floral and foliage decoration in high relief, the back centered by a bouquet of flowers, engraved motto Amore e Fidelidade (love and fidelity) to the front, cuvette signed
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Charles Friderich was active in Geneva in the first half of the 19th century and specialized in the manufacture of watches for the Turkish market.
This lot is offered without reserve.
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