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Lot No. 141 (93rd Auction)
Swiss, 41 mm, 51 g, circa 1810

A very rare gold enamel pocket watch with three automatons and musical movement studded with half pearls "Cupid sharpening his arrows of love"
Case: 18k gold, engine-turned back. Dial: gilt. Movm.: bridge movement, keywind, going barrel, pin set barrel for musical movement, ring balance.

The polychrome background showing a wooded river scenery with houses builts a harmonious atmosphere for the image of two putti; one sharpening and one forging with synchronous audible blows.
Estimate  8,500 - 15,000 €

Price Realised  21,100 €
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