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Hong Kong, Hotel Furama Kempinski, Jun 09, 1997

LOT 396

Juvet, Fleurier (Swiss), No. 6505, made for the Chinese Market, circa 1860. Fine silver small centre second watch.

HKD 4,000 - 4,600

USD 500 - 600

Sold: HKD 4,600

C. Three body, "Chinese " with fixed bezel, polished. Hinged glazed silver cuvette. D. White enamel with Roman numerals. Blued steel "spade" hands. M. Gilt brass, Chinese calibre with free standing barrel fully engraved with scrolled foliage, lateral lever escapement, two-arm bimetallic balance with screws, flat balance spring. Juvet Chinese signature on the dial, case and movement. In very good condition. Diam. 47 mm.

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The Chinese Juvet signature is illustrated by Alfred Chapuis in La Montre Chinoise, page149, fig. 106.