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Geneva, Jan 03, 2022

LOT 80

Decorative pendant-watch; 18K yellow gold, enamel and pearls

CHF 500 - 1,000

EUR 500 - 1,000 / USD 550 - 1,100 / HKD 4,300 - 8,500

Sold: CHF 625

18K yellow gold, enamel and pearls, open-face, key-winding, scallop-edged (12 lobes), pendant-watch.
Case-back and bezel chiselled with foliage; in the centre, a medallion showing a polychrome bunch of flowers in champlevé-technique enamel imitating the “cloisonné”-work on a black background, surrounded by a frame with motifs set with half pearls; gold cuvette (dome).
Silver guilloché (engine-turned) dial, with radial Roman numerals; gold “Spade” hands.
Movement 12’’’, gilded brass, going barrel, cylinder escapement, monometallic balance (gilded brass) and blued steel flat hairspring, polished steel index-regulator.

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Grading System
Grade: A


Case: 3-13


Slightly damaged

Movement: 3*


Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-01


HANDS Original

Brand Courvoisier, probably Geneva

Year circa 1850

Movement No. 2 962

Case No. 440

Material 18K yellow gold, enamel and pearls

Diameter 2.8 mm.

Caliber 12’’’, cylinder escapement

Weight 20.7 gr. (approx.)

Signature cuvette (dome)


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.

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