Lot No. 472 (93rd Auction)
Geneva, Case No. 30173, 53 mm, 123 g, circa 1900

A rare and fine quarter repeating hunting case pocket watch with concealed erotic automaton
Case: 18k gold. Dial: enamel. Movm.: 3/4 plate movement, 2 hammers / 2 gongs, gold screw compensation balance.

The erotic scene here – showing a couple making love in a boudoir - is concealed by an engraved gold dome. The figures are gilded to some extend and come to life against an engine-turned and partly gilded background whenever the repeater is activated.
Estimate  13,000 - 16,000 €
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