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Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Hong Kong, Oct 27, 2019

LOT 471

UNSIGNED POCKET WATCH WITH CENTRE-SECONDS MADE FOR THE CHINESE MARKET; SILVER AND ENAMEL

Silver and enamel, open-face, key-winding, round-shaped, pocket watch, with centre-seconds, made for the Chinese market. Case-back and bezel engraved and light blue and polychrome enamelled in champlevé with decoration of friezes and foliages, with, in the centre, a blue flinqué enamel (translucent enamel over guilloché engine-turning) scene showing the portrait of a gentleman in Renaissance-style dress, possibly François I, King of France.

Brand Unsigned, probably Fleurier (Val-de-Travers)

Year Circa 1860-1880

Calibre  22’’’, duplex escapement

Case No. 2 906

Diameter 60.5 mm.

HKD 71,000 - 95,000

CHF 8,950 - 11,950 / USD 9,000 - 12,000

TO BE SOLD WITHOUT RESERVE

Sold: HKD 17,500


Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 3-77

Good

ENAMEL AND VARIOUS TYPES OF DECORATION Restored soft enamel

Movement: 3*

Good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-70-01

Good

ENAMEL AND VARIOUS TYPES OF DECORATION Hairline

HANDS Original