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Philipe Terrot, Genève
AN UNUSUAL GOLD, ENAMEL AND PEARL-SET QUARTER REPEATING AUTOMATON WATCH CIRCA 1780
Estimate
15,00020,000
LOT SOLD. 68,500 USD
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Philipe Terrot, Genève
AN UNUSUAL GOLD, ENAMEL AND PEARL-SET QUARTER REPEATING AUTOMATON WATCH CIRCA 1780
Estimate
15,00020,000
LOT SOLD. 68,500 USD
JUMP TO LOT

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Philipe Terrot, Genève
AN UNUSUAL GOLD, ENAMEL AND PEARL-SET QUARTER REPEATING AUTOMATON WATCH CIRCA 1780
• gilt full plate verge movement • the hours and quarters struck by a winged putto on bell above, while another holding a garland looks on, centered by a small white enamel dial, surrounded by a polychrome enamel love garden scene depicting a lady strumming a lute and a pair of dancing children, the background enameled with an architectural setting depicting a palace and its gardens • the reverse centered by a polychrome enamel portrait of a lady holding a harp, framed within swag borders decorated with translucent red and blue enamel and partly set by seed pearls, some enamel losses, seed pearl-set bezel • dial signed
diameter 54 mm
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