Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Hong Kong, Oct 27, 2019

LOT 428

J. ASSMANN DECORATIVE POCKET WATCH, NIELLO-WORK DÉCOR; 14K PINK GOLD AND NIELLO

14K pink gold and niello, hunting-case, keyless-winding, round- shaped, pocket watch, with subsidiary seconds at 6. Cover and case-back engraved and black niello-work enamelled in champlevé with decoration of friezes, foliages and ornaments; the cover showing Flora, goddess of flowers and Spring, stands on a pedestal with a flower sceptre in her hand; the case-back decorated en suite with, in the centre, a vase of flowers.

Brand J. Assmann, Glashütte i/Sachsen

Year Circa 1900

Movement No. 12 927

Calibre  19’’’, 3/4 plate, lever escapement

Case No. 12 927

Diameter 53.3 mm.

Signature Dial, case and movement

Accessories Original winding fitted box, certificate of origin and one additional glass in its original paper

HKD 50,000 - 80,000

CHF 6,250 - 10,000 / USD 6,400 - 10,200

Sold: HKD 65,000


Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 3-8

Good

Slightly scratched

Movement: 3*

Good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-01

Good

HANDS Original