The Sandberg Watch Collection

Hotel Richemond, Geneva, Mar 31, 2001

LOT 58

Intertwined HeartsUnsigned, Geneva, circa 1810.Fine and very rare 18 ct. gold and enamel pearl-set form watch with concealed dial, designed as a pair of romantically intertwined hearts.

CHF 8,000 - 10,000

USD 5,000 - 6,000

Sold: CHF 9,200

C. Four-body, 'fermée' type, both covers hinged and identically decorated in translucent red enamel over engine-turning with pearl-set borders, applied green enamel laurel-leaf wreath wrapped around it, half pearl-set Amour's arrow, band decorated in azure and black enamel, gold, hinged cuvette. D. Gold with translucent imperial blue champlevé enamel over engine-turning, azure Roman chapters on polished gold ground, black enamel on the outer ring with gold minute divisions. Gold 'spearhead' hand. M. 19.2 mm o, gilt brass full plate with cylindrical pillars, fusee and chain, verge escapement, plain brass balance, continental cock, rack and pinion regulator with a silver plate.Dim. 31 x 31 mm. Published in the Sandberg book, page 420-421.

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Grading System
Grade: AAA


Case: 4 - 19
Movement: 4 - 5 - 6*
Dial: 3 - 01


A similar watch is published in 'La Montre Chinoise', Alfred Chapuis, page 227.