Lot 4183: Pocket watch: rare and big enamel verge watch with hidden erotic scene 'Bible class', probably Geneva ca. 1810 (NO LIVE FEE)
05 November 2016
Hamburg, Hamburg, GermanyLive Auction
Description: Ca. Ø 52 mm, ca. 118.5 g, original Leton case, enamel painting on back, very fine erotic enamel painting inside, verge escapement, enamel dial in very good condition, blued Breguet steel hands, original condition and in working order, rare. A comparable watch also with erotic scene was sold in auction 1997 for more than 9000 SwissFrancs (source:http://www.antiquorum.com/catalog/lots/lot-99-47?browse_all=1&page=1&q=erotic+nun).
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