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Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Hong Kong, Feb 07, 2015

LOT 84

BOVET FLEURIER BOUQUET YELLOW GOLD AND ENAMEL Bovet, Fleurier, No. 5325. Made for the Chinese market, circa 1870. Fine and rare, yellow gold and painted on enamel center-seconds pocket watch with mirror-polished movement and Jacot duplex escapement.

Two-body, the bezels, pendant and bow decorated with turquoise, red, blue and green champlevé enamel and gold flowers and leaves, the back panel painted with a fine composition of flowers on a turquoise ground. Hinged gold-rimmed glazed cuvette. White enamel with radial narrow Roman numerals, outer minutes/seconds divisions, Arabic quarter hour numerals. Blued steel spade hands. Mirror-polished "Chinese" caliber with mirror polished wheel train and bridges, standing barrel, jeweled to the center, Jacot duplex escapement, three-arm bimetallic compensation balance with wedge shaped brass weights, flat balance spring, blue steel index regulator. Movement signed.

HKD 260,000 - 440,000

USD 34,000 - 57,000 / CHF 30,000 - 50,000

Sold: HKD 650,000


Grading System
Grade: AAA

Excellent

Case: 3-8

Good

Slightly scratched

Movement: 3*

Good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-01

Good

HANDS Original


Notes

DIAM. 63 mm.