A minature Swiss silver guilloche enamel ‘cercle tournant’ timepiece, circa 1900

A minature Swiss silver guilloche enamel ‘cercle tournant’ timepiece, circa 1900

Price: € 9500

Offered by Gude & Meis Antique Clocks



A minature Swiss silver guilloche enamel ‘cercle tournant’ timepiece, circa 1900 A minature Swiss silver guilloche enamel ‘cercle tournant’ timepiece, circa 1900 A minature Swiss silver guilloche enamel ‘cercle tournant’ timepiece, circa 1900

8-day movement, guilloche engraved sterling silver case with translucent enamel with polychrome decorations.

The guilloche enamel case

The urn shaped case is made of silver which in turn is guilloche engraved. After that a translucent layer of white enamel was applied. On this layer there are seven medallions in total with polychrome depictions of ladies and putti. the whole is surmounted by a finial and placed on a octagonal white onyx base.

The ‘cercle tournant’

The dial is a silvered circle with Roman numerals turning along a fixed pointer. Hence the term ‘cercle tournant’ which means turning circle.

The movement

The spring driven movement has a duration of eight days. It is regulated by a platform anchor escapement and compensated balance. The plate is marked Swiss 6 jewels 2 adjustments.

Signature
Sandoz
Reference
400-144
Sizes
11.5 cm

Offered by

Gude & Meis Antique Clocks

Nieuwe Spiegelstraat 60
1017DH Amsterdam
The Netherlands

+31 (0)20 6129742
http://www.gudemeis.com/

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