A rare mirror image pair of enameled silver gilt center seconds watches for the Chinese marketSwiss, nos. 83309 and 83310, second half of the 19th century
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A rare mirror image pair of enameled silver gilt center seconds watches for the Chinese marketSwiss, nos. 83309 and 83310, second half of the 19th century
Sold for US$ 35,000 inc. premium
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A rare mirror image pair of enameled silver gilt center seconds watches for the Chinese marketSwiss, nos. 83309 and 83310, second half of the 19th century A rare mirror image pair of enameled silver gilt center seconds watches for the Chinese marketSwiss, nos. 83309 and 83310, second half of the 19th century A rare mirror image pair of enameled silver gilt center seconds watches for the Chinese marketSwiss, nos. 83309 and 83310, second half of the 19th century
Lot Details
A rare mirror image pair of enameled silver gilt center seconds watches for the Chinese market
Swiss, nos. 83309 and 83310, second half of the 19th century
Each with chased and engraved partly skeletonized gilt movement with going barrel, right angle lever escapement with paste-set counterpoise, uncut bimetallic balance with flat spring, glazed cuvette pierced for winding and setting, white enamel dial with seconds ring enclosing roman chapters, center enhanced with gilt paillons, blued hour, minute and sweep hands, case bezels set with seed pearls, enamel back panels with mirror image portraits of a blonde beauty on a blue ground, the case lids struck with English pseudo-hallmarks. 56mm each
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