Important Collector's Wristwatches, P...

New York, Sep 24, 2003

LOT 49

Unsigned, Chinese, circa 1870.Fine and rare, small, mother-of-pearl inlaid mulberry, hour and quarter striking, dead center seconds, bracket clock with special escapement.

USD 1,000 - 1,500

EUR 900 - 1,400

Sold: USD 3,680

C. rectangular, light, delicately made, glazed on all sides, openings for sound on each side, decorated with mother-of-pearl floral pattern, small hollowed mulberry base. D. white enamel, Roman numerals, outer gilt minute track against gilt brass plate engraved with dragons. Elaborate brass hands. M. rectangular 90 x 102 mm, brass, two going barrels, "Chinese" duplex escapement, solid brass balance with screws, flat balance spring, rack striking on two bells.Dim. Height 24 cm, width 16 c

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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