FRENCH AND ENGLISH. A LOT OF ONE 18K FOUR-COLOUR GOLD OPENFACE VERGE WATCH AND ONE 18K GOLD HUNTER CASE KEYWOUND LEVER WATCH

Lot №: 45312
Estimate: $1,200 - 1,500
06 December 2002
Sold price
$1 076

Description

French and English. A lot of one 18K four-colour gold openface verge watch and one 18K gold hunter case keywound lever watchSigned Gaultier, Paris, No. 1445, circa 1780 and Joseph Olorenshaw & Co., London, No. 6055, circa 1870The first with gilt-finished verge movement, pierced and engraved cock, chain fusee, the later-added silvered matte dial with stylized Arabic numerals, later-added spade hands, centered by scroll motif, the pink gold case with chased and engraved pink and green gold bezel, the reverse centered by applied four-colour gold hunting motif, bordered by green, yellow and pink gold scroll decoration, pink gold pendant, yellow gold bow, together with an associated gilt chain and agate-set winding key, case stamped F.G., movement signed, the second with gilt-finished full plate lever movement, engraved cock and foot, bimetallic compensation balance, diamond endstone, chain fusee, gilt dust cover, the white enamel dial with Roman numerals, blued steel spade hands, subsidiary seconds, the circular case with engine-turned and engraved star and floral decoration to the front lid, hinged back, band and pendant, case numbered, dial signed, movement signed and numbered40 mm. diam. and 53 mm. diam. (2)