16 May 2005,
Hotel Richemond, Geneva
Price realised CHF 10,800
CHF 3,000 - CHF 5,000
Moulinie. An unusual 18K gold and ruby-set cylinder watch
Signed Moulinie Freres & Cie. a Geneve, circa 1820
With gilt-finished cylinder movement, plain three arm brass balance, the eccentric gilt engine-turned dial with Roman numerals on chased chapter ring, blued steel moon-style hands, surrounded by an applied vari-coloured gold floral decoration, in scalloped case with finely chased scroll decorated and ruby-set floral decoration in high relief, similarly decorated pendant and bow, movement signed
38 mm. diam.
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