Sale 15JL04 | Lot 44

Art Nouveau Gold, Plique-a-Jour Enamel, Enamel, Diamond and Cabochon Ruby Lapel-Watch

Catalogue: Important Jewelry

Lot Details

Lot 44
Art Nouveau Gold, Plique-a-Jour Enamel, Enamel, Diamond and Cabochon Ruby Lapel-Watch
Mechanical, topped by an oval green plique-a-jour enamel panel with raised floral relief applied with pink, green and purple enamel, edged by polished gold, suspending a pendant-watch centering a circular white porcelain enamel dial with black Arabic numerals and gold dot markers, with ornate hands and decoration, the reverse applied with green enamel, centering a woman's face with long flowing hair, accented by a headband set with single and rose-cut diamonds and round cabochon rubies, topped by green enamel leaves, diameter approximately 24 mm., unsigned gilt movement, pin-set, with French assay mark, circa 1895, approximately 17.4 dwts. gross.


Estimate: $2,500 - $3,500
Sold for $4,375 (includes buyer's premium)

Additional Notes & Condition Report

The movement is not running. Gilt movement, pin-set

Some enamel loss. One small diamond on headband possibly replaced. Some tarnish on gold.

Top panel 7/8 x 1 1/8 inches. Diameter of case 1 1/16 inches.
Length 2 1/2 inches.




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Estimate: $2,500 - $3,500
Sold for $4,375 (includes buyer's premium)

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