SH081 Fine Jewellery and Luxury Design

Auction Details

Wednesday 17 October 2012 at 6:00pmShapiro Gallery, 162 Queen St, Woollahra, Sydney

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Saturday 06 - Tuesday 16 October 2012 10:00am to 5:00pm
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Lot 077

Attributed to Eugene Fontenay

Enamel Beetle Pendant Watch and Chain, French c 1880

fine yellow gold, enamel,diamond, ruby and sapphire set, made for the Chinese market, blue enamel diamond set wings concealing white enamel dial, jewelled cylinder movement, finely carved body, ruby set eyes, gold chain with translucent enamel links

  • Measurements: chain length 40cm bar length 5.5cm weight 27 grams
  • Provenance: Sothebys, Important Watches and Clocks, New York 13 April 2011, Lots 43 and 100
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Price Estimate$12,000 - $18,000Sold for$15,600 Including Buyer's Premium