GOLD DEMI-HUNTER WITH BLAZON OF THE SAVOY ROYAL HOUSE, EARLY 1900S
Four body bassine 18K frosted gold case, polished rose gold dome signed "Musy Padre e Figli Torino", n. 321397, cover with enameled Arabic numerals, back decorated with the coat of arms depicting a red shield with argent cross surrounded by or and azure, an helm with “EF” monogram surmounted by a winged lion head and drapes with white fur and black spots -each texture of the decoration refers to the original colours of the araldic coat of arms-.
Signed white enamel dial, painted Arabic hour numerals and outer red 24-hours markers, minutes division, sunk seconds dial. Blued pear hands.
Key-Less movement signed Sureté” (Movado), gilded caliber 250, jewels set with chaton, beveled bridges, lever escapement, cut compensated bimetallic balance with screws, Breguet hairspring, micrometer regulator. Accompanied by a gold chain with the miniature portrait, painted and signed by Grassis, of Emanuele Filiberto di Savoia, Duke of Aosta and named l’Invitto, within a medallion decorated with a crown and Savoy knots; on the back inscribed the dates of 5th July 1902 - 7th March 1905. Additional medal with the effigy of Saint Maurice and the wording "et fide et gladio” of the Order of Saints Maurice and Lazarus. Fitted with a leather and velvet box decorated with an applied crown of the Dukes of Aosta, signed inside "Musy Padre e Figli, Torino”, together with the coat of arms of the Savoy Royal House.
Diameter Ø: 51 mm