The Sandberg Watch Collection

Hotel Richemond, Geneva, Mar 31, 2001

LOT 401

Unsigned, Geneva, No. 1839, circa 1810.Fine and amusing 18 ct. gold and enamel, pearl, emerald, and ruby-set form watch in the shape of a butterfly.

CHF 10,000 - 12,000

USD 6,000 - 7,000

Sold: CHF 10,580

C. Two-body, the back painted with multi-coloured champlevé enamel, with pearl, emerald, and ruby-set wings, ruby-set eyes, gold antennae terminated by pearls, spring-loaded bezel for winding and setting. D. White enamel, Breguet numerals, outer minute divisions, Arabic 15-minute numerals. Gilt Breguet hands. M. 16.5 mmo, hinged, gilt brass full plate, cylindrical pillars, fusee and chain, verge escapement, plain three-arm brass balance, continental cock pierced and engraved, rack and pinion reglator with silver plate.Dim. Length 65 mm, width 34 mm. Published in the Sandberg book, pages 436-437.

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Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 3 - 22
Movement: 4*


Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3 - 04