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Gold and Pearl-set Chatelaine Watch

Auction:
2857M
Lot:
42
Sold for:
$2,091$1,700

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2857M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
October 31, 2015 10:00AM

Description:

Gold and Pearl-set Chatelaine Watch, France, 18th century, hunter case with engine-turned lid set with seed pearls opens to the porcelain Arabic numeral dial and blued Breguet-type moon hands, swing-out, key-wind and set, verge escapement movement with chain fusee, flat steel balance, pierced balance cock, and silvered regulating dial, together with a 14kt gold chatelaine and silk-lined,red leather, storage case, dai. 34 mm, 75.9 g.
Estimate $800-1,200


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

France, Chatelaine, Clockmakers, Clocks, Escapement, Fusee, Verge escapement, Watches