AN IMPORTANT COLLECTION FROM A FAMILY TRUST
THE BLUE SCARAB
SWISS. A GOLD, ENAMEL AND GEM-SET SCARAB-FORM WATCH WITH CONCEALED DIAL
Unsigned, circa 1890
With circular gilt-finished cylinder movement, three arm balance, ruby endstone, the white enamel dial with red and blue Arabic numerals, blued steel spade hands, concealed beneath hinged diamond-set blue guilloché enamel wings of a realistically engraved scarab-form case, with ruby-set eyes to the diamond-set thorax, accompanied by an associated gold and blue enamel ribbon brooch, unsigned
Overall length 83 mm.