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Auktion: Auction 18.05.2004
wurde versteigert am: 18. Mai 2004
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Anon. A very fine and unusual 18K gold jump hour automaton watch

Schätzpreis: 6.000 CHF - 8.000 CHF
ca. 4.678 $ - 6.237 $
Zuschlagspreis:  15.535 CHF
ca. 12.112 $
Los-Nr. 69, Aufrufe: 29

Anon. A very fine and unusual 18K gold jump hour automaton watch Unsigned, circa 1815 With gilt-finished full plate verge movement, engraved and pierced balance cock, chain fusée, gilt cuvette, the dial decorated with engraved foliage decoration and two butterflies flanking the bust of Cleopatra with fan-shaped aperture for the jumping hours and minutes in the headdress, an automaton depicting a parade of gold cherubs, one seated in a chariot, followed by one riding a goat led by Mercury and a dove, the third holding a shield with a heart, all over a polychrome painted riverside scene visible through a fan-shaped aperture, an engraved scene depicting Venus and a cherub centred by a globe, in circular case with coin-edged rims and band, the reverse with engraved sunbeam design, case stamped LC and numbered 7066 56 mm. diam.

Informationen zur Auktion
Auktionshaus: Christie's
Titel: Auction 18.05.2004
Auktionsdatum: 18.05.2004
Adresse: Christie's
Hotel Richemond, Geneva