Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces...

Geneva, Nov 10, 2019

LOT 213

GRAPE HARVEST

Very fine, rare and small, ‘’bassine’’ shaped, 21K gold and enamel single-hand pocket watch with concealed enamel dial. The back and front very finely painted on enamel with a scene depicting Venus, Bacchus and Ceres; inside painted with a farm scene next to a river and a traveler; band with four landscape vignettes.

Brand Francois Berger

Year Circa 1680

Calibre  11’’’, full plate, gilded brass, with fusee and gut line, verge escapement, monometallic balance (steel) without hairspring, pierced and engraved gilded continental cock

Diameter 32 mm

Signature Movement

CHF 8,000 - 15,000

HKD 64,000 - 120,000 / USD 8,000 - 15,000

Sold: CHF 8,750


Grading System
Grade: AAA

Excellent

Case: 3-24

Good

Slightly chipped

Movement: 4*

Fair

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 4-71-01

Fair

ENAMEL AND VARIOUS TYPES OF DECORATION Hairlines

HANDS Original