Date Created: 16 October 2019

Author: Unknown

Source: The Internet

Owner: Bid Square

Link to: Website

  • Switzerland
  • Falcon
  • Artwork
  • 20th Century
  • Hunting
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Open face scenic, small Arabic dial with sweep seconds gilded figural group of a falconer on horseback and a maiden at a well. At the preset hour, she pumps the well, water flows, the horse dips his head and the falconer raises his arm to the tune, "Oh What a Beautiful Morning". 17 jewels, gilt metal. Mid 20th c. 58 mm. In box with key.


Runs when wound. Music plays. Needs a cleaning.

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