Important Watches, Wristwatches and C...
Hong Kong, Hotel Furama Kempinski, Jun 09, 1997
Bovet, London, No. 604, made for the Chinese Market, circa 1830. Very fine 18K gold and enamel centre seconds watch with special escapement.
C. Double body, the fixed bezel, pendant and bow with green, blue and red champleve enamelled decoration, the back with a very fine enamel panel, painted in the manner of Richter, with a sea-side landscape, an Oriental sailing boat on the foreground, a military fortress on the background. Hinged glazed gold cuvette. D. White enamel with Roman numerals and outer minute and seconds ring. M. Blued and polished steel bar movement with free standing barrel, duplex escapement with steel wheel, flat plain polished steel three-arm balance, flat balance spring with regulator. Signed on the cuvette bezel. In very good condition. Diam. 59 mm.