CHINESE OR RUSSIAN MARKET POCKET WATCHES, 19TH C.
A collection of three. An Imperial Russian presentation hunter case pocket watch in enameled 14k gold by Paul Buhre (Pavel Bure), the front cover with black enameled Imperial double-headed crowned eagle with blue enameled ribbon, cuvette inscribed (Cry) "Pavel Buhre Supplier to the Court of His Highness", #30955, stem wound, pin set, niello crown, ca. 1895, 59.2 dwt. GW. Four bodied silver niello decorated hunter case Swiss quarter hour repeater, stem wound and pin set, cuvette inscribed L. Vrard & Co. Shanghai and Tientsin, ca. 1890. A four bodied silver hunter case, by George Favre Cacot, key wound and key set, the cuvette engraved with horse drawn sled. Silver marks 84 and 875. With key. 50 mm, 55 mm, 52 mm respectively. Provenance: From the Collection of Adam Wygnanski.
Sale Price: $2,000
Estimate: $1,500 - $2,000
14k yellow gold watch-running great condition, no defects to note. Silver niello watch - running, has some hairline cracks on dial, no other defects to note. Silver watch-not running, repaired hinge, case shows age and use.