Lot 4255. Formuhr: extremely rare Gold/enamel Formuhr "The Oriental harp", probably Vienna, around 1820

Starting price:€ 5 000
Auction date:14.03.2020   16:30 UTC +02:00
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Lot 4255Formuhr: extremely rare Gold/enamel Formuhr "The Oriental harp", probably Vienna, around 1820
Formuhr: extremely rare Gold/enamel Formuhr "The Oriental harp", probably Vienna, around 1820. Approximately 56 × 29mm, approx. 25g, 18K Gold, extremely rare Form, designed as a standing musical instrument with 8 strings "Oriental harp", show, side, red, blue and white enameled, back side of blue Guilloche enamel with a touch of imaged sheets, the edges of black enamel, very lifelike presentation of the music instrument to the tiniest Details, show side views of the balance wheel, located under the strings, back-side hidden watch under the jump cover, Spindle movement with enamel dial, small, delicate Breguet-style hands, the factory viable, dial with small defects Housing with small restorations in the red enamel, but overall very well preserved, extremely rare. We only have another almost identical specimen is known, sold at auction at Dr. Crott 84. Auction Los.261, Supplement of€ 12,000 plus buyer's premium! Among the relatively frequent mandolins, Lutes and lyre can only be found very rarely in the Oriental harp.

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Karl-Heinz Cortrie GmbH
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