• Movement 
    Automatic
  • Lot number 
    195
  • Diameter 
    54mm
  • Location

Description

CONCEALED EROTIC AUTOMATON & QUARTER
REPEATING WATCH
Swiss, case No. 19026. Made circa 1820.
Fine and rare, 18K gold quarter-repeating pocket watch
with concealed erotic automaton on the dial.
Four-body, Empire, polished, reeded band, bolt at 11
to lock the repeating and at 2 to reveal the erotic scene.
Hinged gilt cuvette.
Engine-turned gold, radial champlevé Roman numerals,
outer minute divisions, aperture below 12 with
shutters opening to reveal a couple on a couch, animated
by the repeating mechanism. Blued steel Breguet hands.
41 mm., frosted gilt full-plate with cylindrical pillars,
fusee and chain, verge escapement brass balance with
flat balance spring, continental cock, repeating on gongs
activated by depressing the pendant.
Case numbered.


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New York  10022  New York
United States
Contact Person Kontaktperson
Title 
Ms
First name 
Antiquorum
Last name 
New York

Phone 
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