Gide & Blondet fils, Geneva. A rare enameled gold verge watch in the form of a flowerSecond quarter, 19th century
Lot 31
Gide & Blondet fils, Geneva. A rare enameled gold verge watch in the form of a flowerSecond quarter, 19th century
Sold for US$ 22,500 inc. premium
Lot Details
Gide & Blondet fils, Geneva. A rare enameled gold verge watch in the form of a flower
Second quarter, 19th century
Gilt full plate bridge cock movement with coqueret, signed white enamel dial with arabic chapters, gold Breguet hands, the case a stylized flower with gold stem and green enamel calyx, the petals enhanced with further champlevé small flowers, opening to reveal the dial of the watch 36mm

Footnotes

  • A watch, c. 1850, of the same design is illustrated in Patrizzi and Sturm, Montres de Fantasie, Geneva (1979), fig. 77.
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