Lot 4143. Case/Carnet du Bal: extremely rare "CARNET DE BAL" with a built-in clock, Gold/enamel with diamonds "Souvenir D'Amitie", France, around 1830, Provenance: Fondation Napoléon

Starting price: € 12 500
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13.06.2020   16:30 UTC +01:00
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Lot 4143 | Case/Carnet du Bal: extremely rare "CARNET DE BAL" with a built-in clock, Gold/enamel with diamonds "Souvenir D'Amitie", France, around 1830, Provenance: Fondation Napoléon
Approx. 50 x 93mm, approx. 99g, 18K Gold, on all sides, blue Guilloche enamel, look side, an oval ivory miniature framed by diamond roses, including the clock, which is also surrounded by diamond roses, to the rear of an oval with the Gold monogram that, in turn, with diamond roses border, including the flap lift and hand position, also with diamond edge, top hinged, look side, the lettering "Souvenir", the rear "D'Amitie" busy, fully set with diamonds, Inside the cards of ivory and of gold pencil holder, absolutely original condition, oval form movement with cylinder escapement, Enamel dial. One side of the front with defects in the enamel, otherwise complete with original and undamaged condition, factory viable. Dance card case with built-in clock are absolute rarities. They are even rarer than tobacco cans or wallet with a watch. The case was formerly an object from the collection of the Fondation Napoléon. A small Overview of these rare cases, including 2 copies with clock can be found here: (https://www.cortrie.de/go/EGg).

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