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Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Geneva, May 14, 2017

LOT 156

PETER CHAPEAU,LONDON. Gold ,agate and diamonds pair cased, Number 296. Made circa 1750. Very fine and important 22K gold repoussé, agate and diamonds pocket watch.

Double body, chased repousse rococo gold decoration, six translucent agate panels with a star design on the center, 12 smalls diamonds and a large diamond in the center, bezel set with 6 panels of translucent striated agate over foiled metal. Inner: two-body, "bassine", polished, shuttered winding aperture. White enamel with radial Roman numerals, outer minute track and outermost Arabic five minute numerals. Blued steel "Beetle and Poker" hands. 32 mm., gilt brass full plate with Egyptian pillars, fusee and chain, verge escapement, plain brass three-arm balance, flat balance spring, gilt brass one-footed English cock, pierced and engraved with asymmetrical foliage, rack and pinion regulator with silver dial.

CHF 5,000 - 7,000

HKD 40,000 - 56,000 / USD 5,000 - 7,000

TO BE SOLD WITHOUT RESERVE

Sold: CHF 13,125


Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 3

Good

Movement: 3*

Good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-70-01

Good

ENAMEL AND VARIOUS TYPES OF DECORATION Hairline

HANDS Original


Notes

Signed and numbered on the dial and back plate . DIAM. 48 mm. Provenance: Sothebys London, May 22nd, 1967. To be sold without reserve