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Auction: Important Pocketwatches and Wristwatches
was auctioned on: 12 May 2008
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Anon An unusual 18K gold, enamel and amethyst-set keywound j...

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Estimate: CHF5,000 - CHF8,000
ca. US$4,787 - US$7,660
Price realised:  CHF6,875
ca. US$6,583
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Anon. An unusual 18K gold, enamel and amethyst-set keywound jump hour watch
UNSIGNED, CIRCA 1840
Anon. An unusual 18K gold, enamel and amethyst-set keywound jump hour watch Unsigned, circa 1840 With full plate gilt-finished movement, chain fusée, finely pierced and engraved balance cock, gold cuvette, the engine-turned two-tone silvered dial with an aperture for the jumping Arabic hours, an eccentric blank minute ring with central hand, subsidiary seconds, in entirely raised dot and floral decorated circular case, pendant and bow, the reverse centred by an octagonal painted polychrome enamel portrait of a lady, surrounded by amethysts in sizes, unsigned 43 mm. diam.

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Christie's
Title: Important Pocketwatches and Wristwatches
Date of the auction: 12 May 2008
Address: Christie's
12 May 2008, Geneva