11.8 Fancy Silver Square Watch with an Art Nouveau Scene by Holy Freres. 70mm long x 46mm. Stem Wound / Stem Set. Circa 1910


Movement – the gilt ¾ plate movement has a lever escapement and 15 Jewels. The movement is in 95% mint condition – light marks

Case – the movement comes in a silver square case which has a hinged back which pops open when you press the button in on the winder. The back cover then opens up enabling you to display the case on a table or desk. The case also has a hinged inner and a snap on bezel. The case is decorated with a highly detailed repousse scene of a lady in the Art Nouveau style with her standing surrounded by vine leaves with a castle in the back ground. The case is signed “Depose Holy Freres” The rest of the case has a smooth plain finish and is in 90% mint condition

Dial – the silvered dial has a full set of blue steel hands and is signed “Schild Freres & Co, Etienne”. The dial is in 75% mint condition – dull with small stains. The watch has a mineral glass

 
£495 including shipping -