Frères Wifs and Menu, Geneva. A continental gold and enamel set fob watch in the form of an egg Circa 1810
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Frères Wifs and Menu, Geneva. A continental gold and enamel set fob watch in the form of an egg Circa 1810
Sold for £2,000 (US$ 3,361) inc. premium
Lot Details
Freres Wifs and Menu, Geneva. A continental gold and enamel set fob watch in the form of an egg
Circa 1810
Signed full plate fusee verge movement numbered 17389 with central pierced and engraved balance cock and silvered regulation, small signed enamel dial with Arabic hourly numerals hinged within engraved ovoid case with bands of red, white and blue enamel foliate and tooled detailing, hinged bow/pendant to the top, dial and movement signed
Diameter 27mm, Length 33mm.

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