Geneva, May 15, 2023

LOT 333


CHF 20,000 - 40,000

EUR 20,400 - 40,700 / USD 22,600 - 45,100 / HKD 178,000 - 354,000

Sold: CHF 22,500

Very fine and rare 18K gold, quarter repeating watch with varicoloured Jacks and enamelled automaton scene.
Enamel dial plate, painted with a Swiss landscape, applied on the foreground with varicoloured gold automaton water wheel and a fisherman by a stream, two cherub Jacks above the dial, strike hours and quarters on two bells. Repeating on a bell by depressing the pendant, the repeating train driving the automata by means of cams and levers.

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Grading System
Grade: AAA


Case: 3


Movement: 3*


Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-24-01


Slightly chipped

HANDS Original

Brand Ilbery London, Switzerland

Year Circa 1810

Movement No. 1487

Material 18K yellow gold

Diameter 56 mm.

Caliber 21''', hinged gilt-brass full plate with cylindrical pillars, going barrel, cylinder escapement, plain brass three arm balance, flat balance spring with regulator.

Signature Movement