Lot 1003* - A188 Furniture, Porcelain & Silver - Thursday, 28. March 2019, 01.30 PM

A RARE CROSS-SHAPED NECK WATCH WITH ROCK CRYSTAL,

probably Conrad Kreizer, Germany, end of the 16th century.
Gilt copper gilt, brass and translucent enamel champlevé in the form of stylised tendrils and leaves. Cross-shaped case with hinged, faceted rock crystal cover. The fine movement with spindle escapement hinged, the dial and backplate with decoration in translucent champlevé enamel, stylised leaves and tendrils. Spring escapement with chain and worm wheel. The rear housing section replaced, originally probably in rock crystal. Fine hanging eye with engraved leaf decoration. Leather-covered case in the form of a cross. Small breakout on the dial, losses and additions to the enamel.
4.5x3.3x1.7 cm.

Provenance: English private collection.

CHF 25 000 / 35 000

€ 21 930 / 30 700

Sold for CHF 30 500 (including buyer’s premium)
All information is subject to change.