The Private Collection of Theodor Beyer

Hotel Baur Au Lac, Zurich, Nov 16, 2003

LOT 71

Bautte, Geneva, No. 2053, circa 1835. Very fine pearl-set 18K gold and enamel bracelet fitted with a concealed watch.

CHF 10,000 - 15,000

EUR 6,500 - 9,800 / USD 7,400 - 11,000

Sold: CHF 17,250

C. Bracelet. spring-loaded cover modeled as two enameled vine leaves, the fruit formed of pearls opening to reveal the watch, body with champlevé floral and foliate pattern, tapered bracelet with foliate scroll engraving hinged in the middle, locking spring-loaded clasp. Watch case: four-body, back with champlevé enamel decoration, gold hinged engine-turned cuvette. D. White enamel, radial Roman numerals, outer minute divisions. Blued steel "Spade" hands. M. 19 mm (9'''), gilt brass, early bar caliber, cylinder escapement three-arm gilt balance, flat balance spring.Cuvette signed.Dim. top 50 x 40 mm.

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Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 3-47


Period crown

Movement: 3*


Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-01


HANDS Original