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Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Geneva, May 14, 2017

LOT 155

JULIEN LEROY CHERUBS Julien LeRoy in Paris, porcelain case circa 1750. Fine painted on porcelain watch with gold frame .

Two-body, "Louis XV", back painted mostly in white, with two cherubs seated on clouds and with tethered bird. White enamel, radial Roman numerals, outer minute ring with five-minute Arabic figures, winding aperture between 3 and 4 o'clock. Gold "Louis XV" hands. 33 mm., hinged, gilt brass full plate with pentagonal baluster pillars, fusee and chain, verge escapement, plain steel tree-arm balance, flat balance spring, continental cock, polished steel endplate.

CHF 5,000 - 7,000

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

TO BE SOLD WITHOUT RESERVE

Sold: CHF 6,875


Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 3-8

Good

Slightly scratched

Movement: 3-8*

Good

Slightly scratched

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 4-01

Fair

HANDS Original


Notes

Signed on the movement. DIAM. 50 MM. The present lot was previously sold by Sotheby on November 13, 1967 To be sold without reserve