UNSIGNED. A GOLD DIAMOND, RUBY AND TURQUOISE-SET BOUDOIR TIMEPIECE

Lot №: 87647
Estimate: $12,000 - 12,000
14 June 2012
Sold price
$10 000

Description

• gilt verge movement signed Magnen, Paris • gold dial, center chased with foliate scrolls, Roman numerals • case in the form of a putto pushing a barrel-laden wheelbarrow fitted with watch movement and dial, whippet with ruby eyes and diamond collar running along, the yoke over the putto's shoulders set with diamonds, a gold urn on the wheelbarrow with diamond-set stopper serving as watch key, mounted on a green hardstone base
length 12 cm (4 3/4 in)