Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces...

Hong Kong, Dec 05, 2021

LOT 20

BREGUET
Decorative pocket watch; yellow gold and enamel

HKD 15,000 - 40,000

EUR 1,700 - 4,500 / CHF 1,800 - 4,800 / USD 1,950 - 5,200

Yellow gold and enamel, open-face, key-winding, round-shaped, “Directoire” pocket watch.
 
Case-back with a scene showing an allegory of the dance painted en grisaille on a Royal blue flinqué enamel (translucent enamel over guilloché engine-turning) background in a neo-classical landscape by an unidentified Genevan workshop; bezels, pendant and bow with a décor of gold paillons.
 
White enamel dial with suspended Arabic numerals; yellow gold “Breguet” hands.
 
18’’’, full plate, gilded brass, fusee and chain, verge escapement, monometallic balance (probably gilded brass) and blued steel flat hairspring, pierced and engraved gilded continental cock.


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Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 3-14

Good

Damaged

Movement: 3*

Good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-04

Good

HANDS Later

Brand Breguet, Paris

Model (apocryphal signature) Made in Geneva

Year Circa 1795-1800

Diameter 51.1 mm

Caliber 18’’’, fusee and chain, verge escapement

Weight 84 gr. (approx.)

Signature Dial and Movement