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French
A SILVER AND GILT METAL OCTAGONAL VERGE WATCH WITH DAY, DATE, MONTH, AGES AND PHASES OF THE MOON CIRCA 1625
Estimate
12,00018,000
LOT SOLD. 47,500 GBP
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30
French
A SILVER AND GILT METAL OCTAGONAL VERGE WATCH WITH DAY, DATE, MONTH, AGES AND PHASES OF THE MOON CIRCA 1625
Estimate
12,00018,000
LOT SOLD. 47,500 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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A SILVER AND GILT METAL OCTAGONAL VERGE WATCH WITH DAY, DATE, MONTH, AGES AND PHASES OF THE MOON CIRCA 1625
Movement: gilt full plate, verge escapement, pierced and engraved balance cock, gut line fusee, baluster pillars
Case: silver and gilt metal octagonal, the front engraved with folitate panels and central depiction of Saint Sebastian, the obverse with foliate panels and central depiction of John the Baptist, later plain gilt metal band
Dial: gilt metal, engraved with scrolling foliate and pastoral scenes, applied silver chapter rings for date and time, Roman and Arabic numerals, aperture for months and number of days, ages and phases of the moon, and day and corresponding allegorical figure  
Dimensions: 72 x 46mm 
Signed: movement
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Provenance

Antiquorum Geneva, 14th November 1993, lot 10

Catalogue Note

It is interesting to note that there is a Michel Fenie listed as working in Venice in the 17th Centruy see Brian Loomes Watchmakers and Clockmakers of the World, 21st Century Edition, p. 263. 

Watches

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