Hong Kong, May 29, 2022

LOT 411

Thin and large pocket watch, special calibre; 18K yellow gold and enamel

HKD 56,000 - 95,000

EUR 6,700 - 11,500 / CHF 7,000 - 12,000 / USD 7,100 - 12,100

Sold: HKD 80,000

18K yellow gold and enamel, open-face, key-winding, round-shaped, “Directoire”, thin and large pocket watch, with special calibre.

Case-back polychrome enamelled with a scene showing a couple of visitors and their guide in the middle of antique ruins, seascape in the style of Claude-Joseph Vernet (1714-1789) on a sky-blue background, by an unidentified Genevan workshop, surrounded by a gold paillons garland; bezels with filigree décor and eight turquoise enamelled pearls.

White enamel dial with suspended Breguet numerals; blued steel “Breguet” hands.

Movement 21’’’, full plate, gilded brass, fusee and chain, verge escapement, monometallic balance (polished steel) and blued steel flat hairspring, pierced and engraved gilded continental “Louis XVI” cock, polished steel end-piece, polished steel index-regulator.

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Grading System
Grade: AAA


Case: 3


Movement: 3*


Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-01


HANDS Original

Brand Breguet, Paris

Model apocryphal signature (not Abraham-Louis Breguet), probably made in Geneva

Year circa 1800

Movement No. 4 608

Case No. unnumbered

Material 18K yellow gold and enamel

Diameter 57.3 mm.

Caliber 21’’’, fusee and chain, verge escapement

Weight 91.5 gr. (approx.)

Signature dial and movement