Boyer à Genève. A fine and very rare mirror image pair of floral enameled 18K gold watches in original box with enameled keysNos. 9899 and 9900, circa 1850
Lot 36
Boyer à Genève. A fine and very rare mirror image pair of floral enameled 18K gold watches in original box with enameled keysNos. 9899 and 9900, circa 1850
Sold for US$ 67,100 inc. premium
Auction Details
Boyer à Genève. A fine and very rare mirror image pair of floral enameled 18K gold watches in original box with enameled keysNos. 9899 and 9900, circa 1850
Lot Details
Boyer à Genève. A fine and very rare mirror image pair of floral enameled 18K gold watches in original box with enameled keys
Nos. 9899 and 9900, circa 1850
Each with gilt bridge caliber cylinder movement, plain gilt balance, index regulator, key wound and set through the hinged gold cuvette, white enamel dial with roman chapters, blued steel Breguet hands, the case backs each with finely painted floral bouquet in mirror image on blue reserve, the bezels, pendant and bow set with seed pearls, contained in their original tooled red leather fitted etui and retaining their original enameled gold keys and spare crystals, signed on dials and movements, the cases with cameo maker's marks "B" in lozenge. Each 33 mm diam.

Footnotes

  • Jean-Antoine Boyer and Charles Boyer, as Boyer & Fils, were makers and retailers of decorative watches from the 1820's to the 1870's.
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