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Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Hong Kong, Apr 28, 2019

LOT 26

JOHN FAVER ROCOCO POCKET WATCH; YELLOW GOLD, AGATE AND DIAMOND

Yellow gold and agate, open-face, key-winding, keyless-winding, round-shaped, "Rococo" small pocket watch. Case-back with striped agate set within a gold rim decorated with flowers and scrolls, button at 3 set with a rose-cut diamond in silver; decorated and pierced bezel set with agate

Brand John Faver

Year circa 1750-1760

Movement No. 1 601

Calibre  10''', full plate, gilded brass, with fusee and chain, verge escapement, monometallic balance (gilded brass) and blued steel flat hairspring, pierced and engraved gilded English cock

Material yellow gold, agate and diamond

Caliber 10''', full plate, gilded brass, with fusee and chain,verge escapement, monometallic balance (gildedbrass) and blued steel flat hairspring, pierced andengraved gilded English cock

Dimensions Ø 33.2 mm.

Signature dial and movement

HKD 62,000 - 75,000

CHF 7,900 - 9,500 / USD 8,000 - 9,600


Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 3

Good

Movement: 3*

Good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-72-01

Good

ENAMEL AND VARIOUS TYPES OF DECORATION Chipped winding aperture

HANDS Original


Notes

Faver, John, London Is recorded as working in London in 1753. Among his known pieces are an agate watch, and a repoussé watch in the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.