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Hong Kong, Hotel Furama Kempinski, June 14, 1995

LOT 48

Not signed, Geneva, circa 1860. Fine gold, enamel and diamond set form keyless pendant watch designed as a Cicada.

C. Three part, underside realistically chased and engraved with legs and underbody, wing covers entirely decorated in red translucent enamel over engine turning and inlaid with rose-diamonds, the thorax decorated with rose-diamond emerald set eyes; sprung loaded wing opens from a button in the base to reveal the dial. D. White enamel with blue radial Arabic numerals. Gold "spade" hands. M. Glazed, 7"', frosted and gilt, bar caliber with going barrel, 8 jewels, cylinder escapement with plain three-arm balance, flat balance spring and regulator. In very good condition. Dim. 47 mm. overall. 20 mm. wide.

C. Three part, underside realistically chased and engraved with legs and underbody, wing covers entirely decorated in red translucent enamel over engine turning and inlaid with rose-diamonds, the thorax decorated with rose-diamond emerald set eyes; sprung loaded wing opens from a button in the base to reveal the dial.
D. White enamel with blue radial Arabic numerals. Gold "spade" hands.

HKD 50,000 - 55,000

USD 6,500 - 7,500 / -