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    Amalric Freres Geneve Fine Heart Form Quarter Repeating Enamel, Gold & Silver Watch With Visible Balance, circa 1790
    Case: exceptionally attractive heart form pocket watch is decorated with blue enamel and chased gold tendrils on the front, inscribed in gold "Este Corazon Te Entrego en Prueba de Mi Amor" ("I Give You My Heart as Proof of My Love"), back is decorated with translucent cobalt blue enamel on engine turned pattern and paillons, with a painting of Venus watching over a sleeping Cupid in the centre. The scene is framed by gold festoons. Measuring 63 mm x 57 mm, repeat activated by depressing the gold pendant, paste stones to the outer edges
    Dial: white enamel, Arabic numerals, spade hands
    Movement: No. 21170, signed Amalric Freres, gilt full plate, cylinder escapement, visible balance through a mirrored finish aperture on the dial


    Amalric Freres 日內瓦精美黃金、銀琺瑯及鑲人造寶石心形刻問錶備透視擺輪,年份約1790。
    極美心形錶殼飾有藍色琺瑯和金蔓,刻有「Este Corazon Te Entrego en Prueba de Mi Amor」,意思為「我將心交給你以印證我的愛」。背面是半透明的鈷藍色琺瑯,中心刻劃了正看著丘比特睡覺的維納斯女神。


    Condition Report*: Type: Amalric Freres Geneve Fine Heart Form Quarter Repeating Enamel, Gold & Silver Watch With Visible Balance, circa 1790
    Dial: enamel, Arabic numerals
    Hands: spade hands
    Metal: silver, gold and enamel
    Case Info: two body, spring loaded front bezel
    Case Length: 63 mm from top of heart to bottom
    Case Width: 57 mm across at widest point
    Crystal: glass
    Watch Movement: No. 21170, signed Amalric Freres, gilt full plate, cylinder escapement, visible balance through a mirrored finish aperture on the dial
    Condition: movement is good, ticking and striking, cleaning is recommended, dial is good, case is good overall, some enamel restoration to the front
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    Auction Dates
    December, 2018
    10th Monday
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