Pearl lapel watch and brooch, Tiffany
Lot 28
Tiffany & Co., Geneva. A fine 18K gold, diamond and pearl lapel watch and broochNo. 48312, 1880's
US$ 5,000 - 6,000
£3,000 - 3,600
Lot Details
Tiffany & Co., Geneva. A fine 18K gold, diamond and pearl lapel watch and brooch
No. 48312, 1880's
Nickel finished lever movement jeweled to the center, counterpoised escapement, bi metallic balance with flat blued spring, pin set with wolf's tooth winding gears, signed white enamel dial with red arabic minute numerals enclosing black roman chapters, blued hands, the case back and bezel pavé-set with split pearls and rose-cut diamonds, the brooch en suite, composed of hinged tapered panels within a pearl border and enhanced with diamond-set scrolls to the clasp. The watch 29mm

Footnotes

  • Tiffany built a state of the art watch factory in Geneva in 1874 which they sold to Patek Philippe in 1878. Tiffany continued to rely on Swiss firms to supply movements.
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