06-14-2011 06-14-2011
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2550B Boston
June 14, 2011 10:00AMCalender
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Antique Enamel and Diamond Watch, Charles Oudin, and Chatelaine, France

$5,925$5,000
Auction: Fine Jewelry - 2550B Location: Boston Date / Time: June 14, 2011 10:00AM

Description:

Antique Enamel and Diamond Watch, Charles Oudin, and Chatelaine, France, finely enameled with bird, butterfly, and flower motifs, one bird perched on a nest with split pearl eggs, scrolling foliate borders set with rose-cut diamonds, the watch 31 mm, signed on the cuvette, French guarantee stamps, total lg. 5 in., (alterations).
Estimate $1,000-1,500

The white enamel dial with Roman and Arabic numeral indicators, stem wind and pin-set, no. 26802, 8234. Movement is unmarked and very clean. Watch with chimera import mark, and is 18kt gold.
There is some enamel loss though not down to metal, on the watch. On the top portion of the chatelaine there is a loss with associated hairline. All unobtrusive. Chatelaine back removed and replaced with pinstem. Chatelaine is gold and silver.

Keywords

France, Charles Oudin, Chatelaine