Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces.

Geneva, Mar 21, 2020

LOT 2

UNSIGNED, CHINESE MARKET ENAMEL POCKET WATCH, PEARLS AND GILDED METAL

Fine and rare gilded metal, enamel and pearl-set, open-face, key-winding, round-shaped, small pocket watch, with centre-seconds, made for the Chinese market. Case-back with orange flinqué enamel (translucent enamel over guilloché engine-turning), with polychrome painting on enamel, by an unidentified workshop, probably Geneva, showing a young Western woman, in bust, looking to the right; fluted case-band; bezels, pendant and bow set with half-pearls.

Brand unsigned, Fleurier (Val-de-Travers)

Year circa 1860-1880

Numbers 105079 with prestige hallmarks imitating a London letterdate "U")

Caliber 15''', gilded brass, engraved Chinese-style, with going barrel, duplex escapement, monometallic balance (polished steel) with blued-steel wings balance and blued steel flat hairspring

Dimensions 39,5 mm.

Signature movement

CHF 5,000 - 7,000

USD 5,200 - 7,250 / HKD 40,000 - 56,000


Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 3

Good

Movement: 3*

Good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-01

Good

HANDS Original