Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Geneva, Nov 13, 2016

LOT 383

DARLYNG YORK WITH CHATELAINE PEARL AND DIAMONDS ENAMEL Darlyng York, No. 1174. Made circa 1800. Very fine and rare gold, enamel, diamond and pearl-set pocket watch with matching detachable gold chatelaine , enamel, daimonds and pearl chatelaine with key and seal.

CHF 3,000 - 5,000

HKD 24,000 - 40,000 / USD 3,000 - 5,000

Sold: CHF 5,875

Two-body, solid, hinged, the bezel with blue enamel and split pearls set within gold chatons, matching outer reverse to royal blue enamel center with diamond set circular wreath, central oval blank glazed compartment with diamond border. White enamel, black Roman numerals, outer minutes, winding aperture. Full plate, gilt, engraved top plate, turned pillars, fusee barrel with ancre escapement, single-footed cock with diamond end- stone, steel three-arm balance, flat hairspring, silver regulation dial. Movement signed and numbered.

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Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 3-8-75


Slightly scratched

ENAMEL AND VARIOUS TYPES OF DECORATION Slightly restored soft enamel

Movement: 3-8*


Slightly scratched

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-06


HANDS Partially replaced


DIAM. 47 mm. THICKNESS 17 mm.