Important Watches, Wristwatches and c...

Geneva, Apr 20, 1996

LOT 175

Bovet, Fleurier, Swiss, made for the Chinese Market, circa 1850. Fine and rare silver gilt and enamel, pearl-set centre second fob watch.

CHF 2,500 - 3,000

Sold: CHF 2,875

C. Three body, Empire with reeded band, splitpearl set bezels, pendant and bow, the back enamel panel painted with a fine composition of Summer flowers on a blue ground. Hinged silver gilt glazed cuvette. D. White enamel with Roman numerals. Blued steel Breguet hands. M. Silvered brass fully engraved with a foliage decoration, "Chinese" calibre with free standing barrel, cylinder escapement, plain silvered three-arm balance, flat balance spring and regulator. Signed on the dial. In very good condition. Diam. 32 mm.

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