The Sandberg Watch Collection

Hotel Richemond, Geneva, Mar 31, 2001

LOT 383

Unsigned, Geneva, circa 1810.Fine and amusing 18 ct. gold and enamel pendant form watch with concealed dial, in the shape of a basket.

CHF 5,000 - 6,000

USD 3,000 - 3,500

Sold: CHF 6,900

C. Two-body, 'fermée' type, spring-loaded cover, front and back painted in their upper portion with Cupid gathering flowers against a black enamel ground, the basket portion of dark blue translucent enamel over flinqué, its edges decorated with graduated half pearls. D. White enamel, Breguet numerals, outer minute ring. Blued-steel Breguet hands. M. 22 mm o, hinged, verge escapement, plain brass balance, continental cock, rack and pinion regulator with a silver plate.Case stamped inside back cover 5473.Dim. 37 x 33 mm. Published in the Sandberg book, pages 452-453.

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Grading System
Grade: A


Case: 4 - 22
Movement: 3*


Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3 - 01