Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Geneva, May 14, 2017

LOT 417

BAUDIN FRERES, CARNET DE BAL, GOLD AND ENAMEL Baudin freres, Genève. Made circa 1850. Fine and rare 18K gold, enamel and rose diamond set silk-lined book-form purse and carnet de bal fitted with a watch and a gold propelling pencil.

CHF 7,000 - 9,000

HKD 72,000 - 56,000 / USD 7,000 - 9,000

Sold: CHF 10,000

. Three-body, hinged, both sides decorated with foliate and scroll engraving on engine turned background, the spring loaded cover concealing the watch with translucent dark blue enamel, rose cut diamond set flowers, the inside of the purse fitted with two creammoire silk compartments and a carnet de bal. Propelling pencil held in three rings. White enamel, radial Roman numerals, outer minute divisions. Blued steel "spade" hands. 21 x 34.5 mm., rectangular with arched top, 10 jewels, cylinder escapement, plain giltthree-arm balance, flat balance spring, regulator adjustable through a slot in the case on the dial side. Cover and dial signed.

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Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 3-8


Slightly scratched

Movement: 3*


Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 2-01

Very good

HANDS Original


DIM. 75 x 52,5 mm.