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Jaquet Droz
A GOLD QUARTER REPEATING AUTOMATON WATCH THE KNIFE GRINDER CIRCA 1800
• gilt full plate movement, pierced and engraved balance bridge • cuvette with central medallion chased with a classical figure playing a harp, the cuvette signed Jaquet Droz • white enamel chapter ring, Breguet numerals, multi-coloured gold automaton scene with two putti striking bells above a scene in which an apprentice turns a wheel while a knife grinder sharpens his knife against it, flowers highlighted with polychrome enamel • gold case, engine-turned back • cuvette signed, case stamped AP & F
diameter 57 mm
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