ASPREY. A FINE AND UNUSUAL YELLOW GOLD, ENAMEL AND DIAMOND-SET AUTOMATON TURTLE CIRCA 1989

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Lot №: 93873
Estimate: $12,898 - 12,898
06 April 2016
Sold price
$77,391

Description

• the body realistically designed to represent a turtle in yellow gold, turtle shell on top finely decorated with diamond and enamel, all limbs are engraved in great details • when the automaton movement is engaged, the turtle crawls with simultaneous head movements, the automata work composed by gilt metal wheels, a barrel and one lever, all working together to create the motion • case signed
Length, breadth and depth 120 x 85 x 65 mm