Dupont, Geneva. A fine and rare late 18th century key wound enamel pocket watch in the form of a mandolin Circa 1795
Lot 16
Dupont, Geneva. A fine and rare late 18th century key wound enamel pocket watch in the form of a mandolin Circa 1795
Sold for £6,875 (US$ 11,544) inc. premium
Lot Details
Dupont, Geneva. A fine and rare late 18th century key wound enamel pocket watch in the form of a mandolin
Circa 1795
Jewelled full plate verge movement with central pierced and engraved balance cock, enamel dial with black Arabic markers and gilt moon hands, the hinged case in the form of a mandolin with enamel country scene to the front, the vaulted back with ribs of red guilloche enamel and foliate engravings on blue ground, black and blue engraved fingerboard, signed movement
Diameter 33mm, 67mm length

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    The Busca Collection, Villa Serbelloni, Como, acquired in the 18th and 19th century,
    By descent to the present owners
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