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Auction Name: 2019 December 10 Watches & Fine Timepieces Signature Auction - New York, NY

Lot Number: 54353

Shortcut to Lot: HA.com/5422-54353

Clos Henri Guye en Reus, Rare Pearl & Enamel Verge With Automaton, circa 1830
Case: 56 mm, gilt, polychrome enamel to the case back depicting dancing children, colorful floral border, split pearl set back edge and bezel
Dial: white enamel, Arabic hours at the bottom, rotating gold "dancing figures" against a colorful, painted scene, gold spade hands
Movement: gilt full plate signed Clos Henri Guye en Reus, verge with fusee and chain, two footed pierced and engraved balance cock with steel end cap, silver disc regulator, cylindrical pillars
Signed: Clos Henri Guye en Reus


Condition Report*: Type: Clos Henri Guye en Reus, Rare Pearl & Enamel Verge With Automaton, circa 1830
Dial: white enamel, Arabic hours at the bottom, rotating gold "dancing figures" against a colorful, painted scene
Hands: gold spade hands
Metal: gilt
Case Info: gilt, polychrome enamel to the case back depicting dancing children, colorful floral border, split pearl set back edge and bezel
Case Width: 56 mm
Crystal: glass
Watch Movement: gilt full plate signed Clos Henri Guye en Reus, verge with fusee and chain, two footed pierced and engraved balance cock with steel end cap, silver disc regulator, cylindrical pillars
Condition: This early timepiece is presented in excellent overall condition. The dial is superb and the movement is bright and ticking well. The case is very good with all pearls present, bright gilding and very well preserved enamel. Time keeping function of older watches is not tested or guaranteed.
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