Eugene Ducommun-Roulet, La Chaux-de-Fonds, Case No. 1845, 42 mm, 65 g, circa 1890
A decorative gold enamel hunting case pocket watch with quarter repeater and date in Chinese script, produced for the Chinese market Case: 14k gold, tiered, à goutte, front and back with delicate engraving and opaque polychrome enamelling on light blue background: front lid with two putti and a melon on a bed of leaves, back lid with a bouquet of summer flowers, gold dome, case maker's punch mark "J&Co., glazed movement. Dial: enamel, radial Roman hours, auxiliary seconds, gold spade hands, outer chapter ring with Chinese numerals for indication of the date with a single half-moon gold hand. Movm.: bridge movement, rhodium-plated, "fausses côtes" decoration, 2 hammers / 2 gongs, gold train, screwed gold chatons, gold screw compensation balance, counterpoised lever.
Estimate 5,500 - 7,500 €
Price Realised 6,700 €
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