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Gold, enamel, ruby & diamond, beetle form Watch no. 11308

Case: Gold, enamel, ruby & diamond beetle form, hinged cuvette signed "[Four pipped coronet] Agnes Clifford, B. Haas Jne., Fsseur Brevete, Exposition 1867, Paris".

Dial: White enamel, Roman numerals, unsigned.

Movement: Heart-shaped bridge movement, cylinder escapement, three-arm brass balance.

See also: Watches Unknown, 11411, 11308, 11855, 11323

Provenance:
1867 - Haas Neveux, Geneva

1867 - Agnes Clifford

2018 - Dr Crott auction 10 Nov 2018 est euro 12,000-15,000 "An impressive diamond-set gold enamel pendant watch in the form of a beetle with original leather box Case: gold enamel, the wings engine-turned, translucent green enamelled, the head and the belly costly engraved, the eyes set with two cut rubies, inner lid with crown and presentation engraving: Agnes Clifford, punch marks for gold. Dial: enamel. Movm.: heart-shaped bridge movement, cylinder escapement, three-arm brass balance."

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