15 May 2006
Moulinie. A fine 18K gold and enamel openface cylinder watch, made for the Turkish Market
Signed Moulinie aine a Geneve, No. 9203, circa 1835
With gilt-finished jewelled cylinder movement, plain three arm brass balance, diamond endstone, gold cuvette, the white enamel dial with Turkish numerals, gold moon-style hands, in finely turquoise enamel simulated shagreen decorated case, the reverse surrounded by a polychrome enamel painted wreath of flowers centred by a pansy, cuvette signed
47 mm. diam.
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Moulinie Ainé & Cie., watchmakers, were active in Geneva in the first half of the 19th century.
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