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Julien Le Roy, Paris
AN UNUSUAL GOLD, ROCK CRYSTAL AND ENAMEL VERGE WATCH WITH SHORT VARI-COLOUR, ROCK CRYSTAL AND ENAMEL CHATELAINE  CIRCA 1750
Movement: gilded full-plate, verge escapement, the balance bridge decoratively pierced and engraved with geometrically arranged stylised flower heads, silver regulation plate, fusee and chain, square baluster pillars, signed Jul. le Roy, Paris
Dial: white enamel, Roman numerals, outer Arabic minute ring, aperture for winding at 3 o'clock, filigree hands
Case: rock crystal case back centred with a green enamel and diamond-set floral spray, rock crystal bezel, stirrup-form pendant and bow, the mounts for the rock crystal chased and engraved with scrolling foliage
diameter 41mm, length including chatelaine 100mm
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Provenance

Time Museum, Rockford, Illinois
Sotheby's New York, Fine Watches from the Atwood Collection, 11 December, 1986, lot 73

Masterworks of Time: George Daniels, Visionary

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