Lot 4252. Pocket watch: unusual, unique gold savonnette with back enamel magnifying glass painting, probably Imperial Präsentuhr, Portrait of Alexander I., Czar of Russia, Dubois et Fils, No. 5600, approx. 1820

Sold:€ 5 000
Auction date:16.03.2019   16:30
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Lot 4252Pocket watch: unusual, unique gold savonnette with back enamel magnifying glass painting, probably Imperial Präsentuhr, Portrait of Alexander I., Czar of Russia, Dubois et Fils, No. 5600, approx. 1820
Approx. Ø57mm, approx. 133g, 18K red gold case, Savonnette, front cover with a Laurel wreath in high relief, worked in green, gold and rose gold, monogram cartouche "EEP" or Cyrillic "EER", the rear is also a Laurel wreath, in the middle of the finest magnifying glass painting, Portrait of Alexander I., Czar of Russia, glazed, glass, with small edge Chips, signed dust cover, gold-plated Spindle movement, Repetition of hours and quarters, signed enamel dial, very unusual and highly fine hour hand and a steel and rose gold, and later minute hands, passable and in very good condition, factory cleaning need. The Laurel wreath is a Symbol and a sign for a special honor or award, especially for a victory or a success. Therefore he is also referred to as a crown of victory. The clock may be so an Imperial gift as an award on the occasion of an event.

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