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Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Geneva, Mar 17, 2013

LOT 50

CRANES AT SUNSET Dido (Louis Muller & Cie, Bienne), case no. 386960. Made circa 1890. Fine and elegant, 14K gold and painted on enamel, lady?s keyless pendant watch.

C. Four-body, engraved bezel, band and borders, the back cover decorated with a painted on enamel scene of two cranes in a marshland against an opalescent sunset sky. Hinged gilt-metal cuvette. D. White enamel with radial Roman numerals, outer gilt dot minute divisions. Gold spade hands. M. 10 ½???, matte gilt, 8 jewels, cylinder escapement, three-arm balance, flat balance spring, index regulator. Movement signed Dido. DiaM. 27 mm.

CHF 2,000 - 4,000

USD 2,200 - 4,400 / EUR 1,800 - 3,600

Sold: CHF 3,500

Grading System
Grade: A


Case: 2-75

Very good

ENAMEL AND VARIOUS TYPES OF DECORATION Slightly restored soft enamel

Movement: 3*


Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-01


HANDS Original