Lot No. 471 (93rd Auction)
Pury à Genève, Case No. 26071, 53 mm, 124 g, circa 1900

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

The gold dome conceals the erotic automaton on an enamelled gold plate with a line drawn scene of a lake and distant mountains. The polychrome enamel figures of a hunter and young woman engaged in an amorous encounter spring to life when the repeat mechanism is activated.
Estimate  22,000 - 28,000 €
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