The Private Collection of Theodor Beyer

Hotel Baur Au Lac, Zurich, Nov 16, 2003

LOT 21

Johan Georg Hagen, Neuse (Neuss), Germany, circa 1730. Fine and rare silver pair cased quarter-repeating watch

CHF 7,000 - 9,000

EUR 4,600 - 6,000 / USD 5,200 - 6,700

Sold: CHF 12,650

C. Outer: two-body, back decorated with alternating repoussé portraits and pierced foliate scrolls, center with initials repoussé scrolls and vacant cartouche. Inner: Two-body, "bassine" with deep back, band very finely pierced and engraved with inhibited foliage, exotic birds, cartouche engraved with a chapel at VI. D. silver, champlevé radial Roman numerals, outer minute divisions with five-minute Arabic markers on polished cartouches, matte background, center repoussé with foliate scrolls. Blued steel "beetle and poker" hands.M. 40 mm, hinged to the case, frosted gilt full-plate with pierced Egyptian pillars, fusee and chain, verge escapement, steel balance with flat balance spring, single-footed cock with streamers, repeating on bell by depressing the pendant.Dial and movement signed.Diam. 54 mm.

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Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 3-14



Movement: 3*


Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-8-02


Slightly scratched

HANDS Service hands