A fine Swiss silver montre pendulette de voyage with minute repeating and grande sonnerie striking and leather traveling caseSigned Marius Favre à Genève Circa 1930

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Lot 84
A fine Swiss silver montre pendulette de voyage with minute repeating and grande sonnerie striking and leather traveling case
Signed Marius Favre à Genève Circa 1930

US$ 6,000 - 8,000
£ 4,600 - 6,100

The Art of Time

16 Oct 2019, 13:00 EDT

New York

A fine Swiss silver montre pendulette de voyage with minute repeating and grande sonnerie striking and leather traveling case
Signed Marius Favre à Genève
Date: Circa 1930
Movement: Gilt plates with platform lever escapement, repeating on gongs by depressing button on top of case, striking on the gongs with strike / silent switch in base
Dial: Circular white enamel with roman chapters, blued hands
Case: Plain rectangular with scroll handle on pad feet, monogrammed
Size: 4 ¾ in (12cm) high including handle
Accompaniments: Original monogrammed leather traveling case

Footnotes

  • These clocks were produced in the Vallé de Joux using the patented repeating and striking mechanism of Onésime Stauffer of Les-Ponts-de-Martel. For a discussion, see Charles Allix Carriage Clocks pp 321-322.
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