Lot 4124: Snuff box/table clock: very rare ivory snuff box with hooded watch, Watchmaker of the Court Pierre Alexandre Landry Paris, ca. 1790 (NO LIVE FEE)
November 5, 2016
Hamburg, Hamburg, GermanyLive Auction
Description: Ca. Ø60mm, ivory carved moonface, base on bottom side, head with silver mountings, liftable, hidden verge watch, snuffbox below movement, verge movement with additional protective lid to separate from snuff box, fire-gilt verge movement, enamel dial in perfect condition, gilt hands; dome, main plate and dial signed; in working order, very beautiful condition, very rare. A comparable watch was sold in Geneva auction 1998 for more than 6,000 SwissFrancs (source:http://www.antiquorum.com/catalog/lots/lot-90-477?browse_all=1&page=3&q=ivory+vergep).
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