Edmond Mathey-Tissot, Les Ponts-de-Martel, Movement No. 7302, Case No. 12193, 75 x 54 x 42 mm, circa 1910
An exquisite, small silver and enamel minute repeating carriage clock with original silk-lined leather box Case: silver, rectangular, all sides with engine-turned stripe pattern and translucid lemon yellow enamelling, black champlevé enamelled borders, rectangular black onyx base with four feet and pierced moulding, hinged silver back door, black onyx pusher for the repeater. Dial: bone, radial Arabic numerals, the center with miniature painting of an Alpine lake view with sailing boats, black and white enamelled hands, oval silver bezel. Movm.: rectangular-shaped movement, rhodium-plated, ground, 11 jewels, 3 adj., 2 hammers / 2 gongs, eight-day movement, platform with lever escapement, screw compensation balance.
Mathey-Tissot Mathey-Tissot was a Swiss watchmaker of prestige watches, originally established in the late 19th century by Edmond Mathey-Tissot at Les Ponts-de-Martel in the canton of Neuchâtel in Switzerland. Mathey-Tissot were working mostly for large, famous companies. For instance, in the Cartier private museum there is a travelling clock bought from Cartier by Duchess of Windsor with eight-day movement by Mathey-Tissot (Cartier inv. No. CT 21 C40). Mathey-Tissot is not associated with the Swiss watchmaker Tissot. Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mathey-Tissot, as of 02/19/2014.
Estimate 9,000 - 12,000 €
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