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Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Hong Kong, Apr 28, 2019

LOT 78

UNSIGNED MADE WITH AN OLDEST MOVEMENT REVIVAL OCTAGONAL WATCH WITH ITS MATCHING CHATELAINE; SILVER, GILDED SILVER, ENAMEL AND ROCK CRYSTAL

Silver, gilded silver, enamel and rock crystal, key-winding, octagonal revival watch with cover, accompanied by its matching short chatelaine decorated en suite, ornamented with the portrait of Catherine de Medicis (1519-1589).

Brand Unsigned

Model made with an oldest movement signed "Jean Romilly AParis"

Year circa 1910

Calibre  10''', full plate, gilded brass, with fusee and chain, verge escapement, monometallic balance and blued steel flat hairspring

Case No. 43

Caliber 10''', full plate, gilded brass, with fusee and chain,verge escapement, monometallic balance and bluedsteel flat hairspring

Dimensions 56 x 35 mm.

Accessories matching winding-key

HKD 40,000 - 50,000

CHF 5,000 - 6,250 / USD 5,150 - 6,450


Grading System
Grade: AAA

Excellent

Case: 3

Good

Movement: 3*

Good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-01

Good

HANDS Original


Notes

The belt-clip of the chatelaine is stamped with a master mark “A P”, most probably the one from Angelo Pirra, Fabricant bijoutier joaillier, active in Paris between March 9, 1909, and November 16, 1910.