A fine and attractive yellow gold wristwatch with sweep center seconds, “crab-claw” style lugs and “cloisonné enamel” dial

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  • Condition Report

  • Manufacturer: Eska
    Year: Circa 1950
    Case No: 127’202
    Material: 18K yellow gold
    Calibre: Automatic, 17 jewels
    Bracelet/Strap: Leather
    Clasp/Buckle: Gold plated pin buckle
    Dimensions: 34mm Diameter
    Signed: Case, dial and movement signed

  • Catalogue Essay

    Established in 1918, Eska was founded by Mr. Silvan Kocher Sr. in Selzach belonging to the German part of Switzerland. Famed for their enameled dial pieces, various motifs were depicted in their collection of enameled dial watches. The technical ability and the level of craftsmanship required to execute a cloisonné enamel is an extremely rigid process requiring a high percentage of dismissible examples until one fits the expectation of the manufacture. Furthermore, the chosen motif by the manufacturer is highly important to ensure client satisfaction and demand.

    The present example of a yellow gold Eska wristwatch with cloisonné enamel “Capricorn” motif featuring “crab-claw” lugs is presented in attractive overall condition and would be a perfect birthday gift for collectors born between 22nd December to 20th January.

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Eska

A fine and attractive yellow gold wristwatch with sweep center seconds, “crab-claw” style lugs and “cloisonné enamel” dial

Eska,精細,18K黃金自動上弦腕錶,備掐絲琺瑯錶盤,約1950年製

Circa 1950
34mm Diameter
Case, dial and movement signed

Estimate
HK$60,000 - 110,000 
€6,900-12,600
$7,700-14,100

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Contact Specialist
Thomas Perazzi
Head of Watches, Asia
thomasperazzi@phillips.com
+852 2318 2030

The Hong Kong Watch Auction: NINE

Hong Kong Auction 25-26 November 2019