Lot 4046: Pocket watch: rare paircase verge watch with enamel painting and automaton 'Battle of Arcola', France ca. 1795 (NO LIVE FEE)
05 November 2016
Hamburg, Hamburg, GermanyLive Auction
Description: Ca. Ø 63 mm, ca. 133 g, gilt protective case with leather (restored), 2nd case gilt silver, fine quality case punch F.P, fire-gilt verge movement, very rare and original enamel dial with enamel painting, military scene of the Battle of Arcola, upper section with inscription: 'Bataille bei Arcola gewonnen von Bonaparte 16ten Nov.1795', small decentralized dial, automaton in center, rotating disc with soldiers, blued steel hands, very beautiful condition, movement intact.
Notes: LIVE FEE IS COVERED BY CORTRIE AUCTIONS.