- Oignon

auction 379, Lot 1178

JEWELLERY on 20 March 2018

 

Oignon

estimate:
€ 1.300 to € 1.400

Differenzbesteuerung    

result:
€ 2.286 (incl. 27 % buyer's premium)

description:

A GILT OIGNON POCKET WATCH

Paris, 1690-1700, JEAN HOMMET

 

Gold plated brass. Movement signed Hommet, a Paris. Jewels have been later added to the movement, the dial is scratched, the case is rubbed, the dial has been restored by 5 and there are some losses to the enamel around the winding aperture, the key is missing.

Diameter circa 5.8 cm. Circa 147.4 g.

 

Engraved and engine turned case with foliate decoration. White enamel dial with black Roman hour numerals, outer minute track with Arabic five minute markers. Original iron hands. Finely engraved and partially pierced balance bridge with aperture revealing a mock pendulum.