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Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Geneva, Jun 28, 2020

LOT 96

UNSIGNED

Form watch in the shape of a cello; 18K yellow gold and enamel. Very fine and rare 18K yellow gold and enamel, hunting-case, keywinding, form pendant-watch in the shape of a cello, with vinaigrette compartment. Cover and case-back identically decorated with red enamel and gold paillons. White enamel dial with suspended Breguet numerals.

Brand Unsigned, Geneva or Vienne

Year Circa 1830-1840

Caliber Early 19th century, 12''', gilded brass, fusee and chain, verge escapement, monometallic balance (gilded brass) and blued steel flat hairspring, pierced and engraved gilded continental cock

Dimensions 69.8 x 30.7 mm.

CHF 1,500 - 3,500

HKD 12,000 - 28,000 / USD 1,500 - 3,500

Sold: CHF 5,000


Grading System
Grade: A

Good

Case: 3-25-75

Good

Chipped

ENAMEL AND VARIOUS TYPES OF DECORATION Slightly restored soft enamel

Movement: 3*

Good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-13-01

Good

Slightly damaged

HANDS Original