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Geneva, Jan 03, 2022


Andreas Hochenadl
Decorative pocket watch; yellow gold and enamel

CHF 1,500 - 3,000

EUR 1,450 - 2,900 / USD 1,650 - 3,300 / HKD 12,700 - 25,300

Sold: CHF 2,000

Yellow gold and enamel, open-face, key-winding, round-shaped, “Louis XV” pocket watch.

Case-back with, in the centre, a medallion painted on enamel showing a seated young woman holding a child, with a little girl in front of them, in the style of the Flemish painters.

White enamel dial with radial Roman numerals; yellow gold “Louis XV” hour-hand and blued steel later minute-hand.

Movement 15’’’, full plate, gilded brass, fusee and chain, verge escapement, monometallic balance (steel) and blued steel flat hairspring, pierced and engraved gilded continental cock.

Grading System
Grade: A


Case: 3-8


Slightly scratched

Movement: 3*


Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-01-04


HANDS Original


Brand Andreas Hochenadl, Vienne / Wien (Austro-Hungarian Empire)

Year circa 1750-1760

Movement No.  1 264

Case No. unnumbered (with prestige hallmarks)

Material yellow gold and enamel

Diameter 44.8 mm.

Caliber 15’’’, fusee and chain, verge escapement

Weight 82.6 gr. (approx.)

Signature dial and movement


The purchase price payable by a buyer will be the sum of the final bid price plus the buyer’s premium, together with any applicable sales or compensating use tax. In addition to the hammer price, the buyer’s premium is payable as follows: 25% of the hammer price on each lot.

Important notice – Special conditions Please look carefully at all the photos as they are an integral part of the description. Any defect not mentioned in the descriptions but visible on the photos will be considered as described and cannot lead to any claim. The dimensions are given as an indication and may slightly differ from the measures mentioned by the manufacturers especially for contemporary watches. The photos are not retouched. Colors may differ from reality. For timepieces, we guarantee neither the functioning nor the precision of the movement, nor the water-resistance of the case. In addition, please note that movements, parts of mechanisms or cases may be incomplete. The lots are sold “as is”, described to the best of our knowledge and cannot be returned. Once the online bid is placed by the bidder, it cannot be cancelled.