Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Geneva, Nov 13, 2016

LOT 156

''BOUQUET OF FLOWERS'' ENAMEL AND YELLOW GOLD Voumard, Locle, Geneva hallmark, No 924,circa 1840. Made for the Chinese market Very fine 18K gold and enamel, watch with centre seconds with duplex escapement.

CHF 35,000 - 55,000

HKD 280,000 - 445,000 / USD 35,000 - 56,000

Sold: CHF 43,750

Two-body, "Chinese", back finely painted with a bouquet of flowers on blue enamel background, half-pearl set bezels, the band and pendant decorated with light blue champlevé enamel to match the back, pendant and bow, gold spring-loaded 18K gold cuvette hinged to the movement ring. White enamel, radial Roman numerals, outer minute and seconds divisions with fifteen-minute/seconds Arabic markers. Gold poire hands hands. 45 mm. gilt "Chinese" caliber fully engraved, jewelled to the third wheel, standing barrel, duplex escapement, bimetallic compensation balance, blued steel flat balance-spring, index regulator. Movement signed.

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Grading System
Grade: AAA


Case: 3-8


Slightly scratched

Movement: 3*


Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-01


HANDS Original


DIAM. 57 mm. THICKNESS 16 mm.