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Geneva, Hotel Des Bergues, Oct 15, 2000

LOT 279

Markwick Markham, Exchange, London, No. 18464, circa 1790.Very fine 18K gold and enamel pair-cased quarter repeating watch.

CHF 20,000 - 30,000

USD 11,000 - 17,000

Sold: CHF 27,600

C. Outer: double body, scalloped edge enameled inside within floral decoration, back with finely painted enameled miniature depicting an "Oriental Harbor" with a ship entering an harbor against blue translucent enamel over engine-turning within opaque white and translucent red borders, bezels with enameled floral decoration. Inner: two-body, with engraved military trophies against translucent blue enamel over engine turning within an enameled frame of small opaque white dots resembling half-pears, pierced and engraved side with two enameled cartouches with military trophies and Turkish emblems. D. White enamel with Turkish numerals. Blued-steel 'poker and beetle' hands. M. Gilded brass full plate with cylindrical pillars, fusee with chain, verge escapement, plain steel three-arm balance, flat balance spring, gilded brass English cock with diamond end-stone. Repeating on a bell through a train driven by motor barrel, gilded dust ring.Signed on the dial and back plate.Diam. 50.

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Grading System
Grade: AAA


Case: 3 - 17
Movement: 3 - 6*
Dial: 4 - 6 - 01