The Sandberg Watch Collection

Hotel Richemond, Geneva, Mar 31, 2001

LOT 203

The MandolinTerrot, Geneva, No. 15984, circa 1810.Very fine and amusing, 18 ct. gold and enamel, form watch with concealed dial, designed as a mandolin.

CHF 8,000 - 10,000

USD 5,000 - 6,000

Sold: CHF 14,950

C. Two-body, sound-board with gold floral pattern on a champlevé green enamel ground, the black enamel sound-hole surrounded by a champlevé enamel ring with gold repeated pattern, the front of the neck in red enamel, the head in blue and black, the back of the vaulted sound-chest in alternating ogival segments of translucent red enamel over flinqué ground and blue enamel segments decorated with an allegory of love, the back of the neck with alternating blue and gold horizontal straps, gold suspesion chain. D. White enamel, Breguet numerals, outer Arabic minutes. Gold Breguet hands. M. 17.9 mm o, hinged, gilt brass full plate, cylindrical pillars, fusee and chain, verge escapement, plain steel three-arm balance, blued-steel balance spring, continental cock pierced and engraved in symmetrical pattern, rack and pinion regulator with a silver plate.Signed on the dial and the movement.Dim. 55 x 25 mm. Published in the Sandberg book, pages 444-445.

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Grading System
Grade: AAA


Case: 2

Very good

Movement: 2*

Very good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 2 - 01