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Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces.

Geneva, Mar 21, 2020

LOT 10

HONORE PONS, CHINESE MARKET STRIKING CLOCK, PAINTED BRONZE

Very fine and rare polychrome painted, ormolu and chiselled gilded bonze, 8-day going, key-winding, "Chinoiserie" mantel clock, in the shape of a "Louis-Philippe" architecture, surmounted by a Chinese woman carrying a fan and serving tea, with hour and half-hour striking on a bell; the base decorated, in bas-relief, with Chinese dignitaries on a boat navigating on a river, with a pagoda in the background; made for the Chinese market. Silver colour dial with Roman numerals; blued steel "Breguet" hands.

Brand Honore Pons

Year circa 1830

Caliber medium brass, circular Paris-type, with two going barrels, anchor escapement, spring suspension and pendulum (stamped "Pons / Médaille d'or / 1827")

Dimensions 42.5 x 30.5 x 11 cm.

Signature mouvement

Accessories steel winding-key

CHF 5,000 - 7,000

USD 5,200 - 7,250 / HKD 40,000 - 56,000

Sold: CHF 6,250


Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 3

Good

Movement: 3*

Good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-01

Good

HANDS Original