The Sandberg Watch Collection

Hotel Richemond, Geneva, Mar 31, 2001

LOT 295

John Kenable, Frith Street, London, circa 1800.Fine and unusual 18 ct. gold and enamel, pearl-set, iglomised glass, centre seconds watch, made for the Chinese market.

CHF 10,000 - 15,000

USD 6,000 - 9,000

Sold: CHF 12,075

C. Two-body, spring-loaded back cover very finely underpainted on glass with flowers on a black ground, the bezels set with half pearls, the enamelled pendant also set with matching half pearls, gold hinged, glazed cuvette mounted to the movement ring. D. White enamel, Roman chapters, outer minute and fifth of a second divisions with 15-minute Arabic numerals. Gold 'arrowhead' hands. M. 46.1 mm o, gilt brass, entirely engraved and pierced 3/4 plate, going barrel, cylinder escapement, plain threearm steel balance, blued-steel flat balance spring, diamond endstone.Signed on the movement with prestige marks inside back cover.Diam. 58 mm. Published in the Sandberg book, pages 290-291.

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Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 4 - 15
Movement: 4 - 8*
Dial: 4 - 01