BOVET. A SILVER GILT, ENAMEL AND SEED PEARL-SET OPENFACE DUPLEX WATCH WITH CENTRE SECONDS, MADE FOR THE CHINESE MARKET

Lot №: 65997
Estimate: $1,548 - 2,064
30 November 2005
Sold price
$1,857
Hong Kong

Description

BOVET. A SILVER GILT, ENAMEL AND SEED PEARL-SET OPENFACE DUPLEX WATCH WITH CENTRE SECONDS, MADE FOR THE CHINESE MARKETSigned Bovet, No. 367, circa 1820With highly engraved gilt-finished movement with duplex escapement, plain three arm balance, glazed cuvette, the white enamel dial with Roman numerals, blued steel hands, centre seconds, the small circular case with seed pearl-set bezels, pendant and bow, the reverse with a painted polychrome enamel scene of a couple playing with a dog in a garden, in a floral and foliate ring, to the blue guilloché enamel ground, case and dial signed in Chinese and numbered33 mm. diam.