- Spindeltaschenuhr mit feiner Emailmalerei

auction 379, Lot 1189

JEWELLERY on 20 March 2018

 

Spindeltaschenuhr mit feiner Emailmalerei

estimate:
€ 1.600 to € 1.700

Differenzbesteuerung    

result:
€ 2.159 (incl. 27 % buyer's premium)

description:

A VERGE POCKET WATCH WITH FINE PAINTED ENAMEL DECORATION

Paris, circa 1780

 

18K gold and silver. 2 diamonds and rhinestones. White enamel dial, painted enamel decoration to case back.

Diameter circa 4.1 cm. Circa 67.8 g.

 

Watch key included.

 

Top of Form 1

Guilloché engraved case back and engraved decoration to band and bezel. White enamel dial, signed Lépine a Paris, black Roman hour numerlas and outer Arabic five minute markers, dial set with small rhiestones between hour markers. Silver Louis XVI hands set with rhinestones, the hour hand in the shape of the Bourbon lily. Gilt fusee verge movement. Full plate movement signed Jean Fol a Paris N. 887. Finely pierced and engraved balance bridge with acanthus decoration.

 

The case back is decorated with a very fine enamel miniature of a little girl in a green lace dress with a matching hat and bow.