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Geneva, Hotel Des Bergues, Oct 31, 1998

LOT 417

Guex a Paris, Viennese, circa 1840. Fine and unusual 18K gold and enamel pendant form watch designed as a basket of flowers.

CHF 10,000 - 12,000

Sold: CHF 16,100

C. Three body, decorated with scarlet flinque enamel, the blue enamelled spring-loaded covers with high relief realistically painted flowers, disclosing the dial, red flinque enamelled handle. D. White enamel with Breguet numerals. Blued steel Breguet hands. M. Hinged gilt brass full plate with cylindrical pillars, fusee with chain, verge escapement, plain brass threearm balance with flat spring and regulator. Gilt brass continental cock with polished steel end-piece. Signed on the back plate Dim. 47 x 36 mm.

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Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 4-22


Later original

Movement: 4-6*


Slightly oxidized

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 28-03


HANDS Period