Important Collectors’ Wristwatches, P...

Hong Kong,the Ritz Carlton Hotel,harbour Room, 3rd Floor, Jun 02, 2007

LOT 165

?The Grand Vase? Austrian. Made circa 1900. Fine and unusual, large silver skeletonized watch with movement in the shape of a vase, visible balance, silver chain and key.

HKD 20,000 - 30,000

USD 2,600 - 4,000 / EUR 2,000 - 3,000

C. Three-body, ?drum-form?, polished, hinged bezels with catches, glazed on both sides, turned pendant and large bow. D. Convex silver, radial Roman numerals, outer dot minute divisions, center with an engraved rosette. Gold ?spade? hands. M. Vase-shaped, silver, fullplate decorated on both sides with matting and fluting, fusee and chain, baluster pillars, fusee and chain, verge escapement, steel and blued steel striped visible three-arm balance, flat balance spring, pierced two-footed cock. Diam. 95 mm. Property of an Swiss collector

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Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 3


Movement: 3*


Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-01


HANDS Original