Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Geneva, May 09, 2021

LOT 322


CHF 60,000 - 80,000

HKD 480,000 - 640,000 / USD 60,000 - 80,000

Sold: CHF 137,500

Highly important and extremely rare 20K gold and painted on enamel pre-balance spring, single-hand, square pendant watch. Two-body, square, deep back, gold, hinged square bezel engraved with foliate pattern, the back centered with a large taupe and green painted on enamel flower with six petals, surrounded by flowers and foliage, against a black enamel ground, gold frame engraved with foliate pattern, band similarly decorated with taupe and green flowers and foliage. Inside painted with a similar flower and foliage in black on a blue ground. Small gold pendant with loose gold ring. Square, white enamel on copper dial, radial Roman numerals, inner quarter-hour divisions, center painted with four pink flowers on a blue ribbon, corners painted with similar blue flowers. Blued steel single ‘’poker’’ hand.

Grading System
Case: 3-8


Slightly scratched

Movement: 3-8*


Slightly scratched

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-8-01


Slightly scratched

HANDS Original

Brand Paul Bizot, St. Germain, Paris

Year Circa 1645

Caliber Hinged, square, 29.5 mm, gilt brass, vase pillars, fusee and chain (originally gut), four-wheel train with 6-6-6-5- leaf pinions, verge escapement, three-arm brass balance with later blued steel balance spring, irregular cock, worm-gear mainspring set-up, Tompion-type rack-and-pi - nion regulator.Signed on the back plate.

Dimensions 40 x 40 mm

Signature On the movement