LOUIS AUDEMARS, BRASSUS & GENEVA. A RARE AND LARGE GILT METAL ENAMEL AND SPLIT PEARL-SET CENTER SECONDS QUARTER REPEATING MUSICAL OPEN-FACED WATCH FOR THE CHINESE MARKET CIRCA 1860 NO.12883

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Lot №: 84339
Estimate: $50,000 - 50,000
10 June 2013
Sold price
$81 250

Description

• gilt two train movement, lever escapement, bi-metallic compensation balance, slide repeat, pinned disc music, gilt-metal cuvette engraved with details of the movement • white enamel dial, Roman numerals, center seconds • the case back polychrome enameled with a lively scene of a lion hunt, depicting a turbaned hunter astride a horse shooting a lion, with another hunter in the foreground and elephant in the background within a palm tree laden landscape, bezel set with split pearls • dial, movement and cuvette signed
diameter 61 mm