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Important Modern and Vintage Timepieces

New York, Apr 10, 2013

LOT 26

SWISS ENAMELED TURKISH MARKET WATCH GOLD AND ENAMEL Genève, No. 10700. Made for the Turkish market, circa 1830. Very fine and rare, 18K gold and painted enamel pocket watch. Accompanied by a fitted wooden box.

C. Three-body, the hinged back decorated with a fine painted on enamel flower trophy with a flaming torch and quiver on a pink ground, outer light blue, white and green champleve enamel border with engraved gold foliate scrolls, the bezel, pendant and bow decorated to match. Fixed gold cuvette with apertures for winding and hand-setting. D. White enamel with Turkish numerals, outer minute track. Gold Breguet hands. M. 31 mm, matte gilt, full plate, fusee and chain, verge escapement, three-arm brass balance, flat balance spring, continental cock, silvered regulation dial. Dial and cuvette signed. DIAM. 37 mm.

USD 7,000 - 10,000

HKD 54,000 - 75,000 / CHF 6,700 - 9,500

Sold: USD 5,250


Grading System
Grade: AAA

Excellent

Case: 3

Good

Movement: 3*

Good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-70-01

Good

ENAMEL AND VARIOUS TYPES OF DECORATION Hairline

HANDS Original