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72
Duval à Rouen
AN UNUSUAL GOLD AND ENAMEL DOUBLE-DIALLED WATCH WITH CALENDAR CIRCA 1775, NO. 5077
Estimate
4,2006,000
LOT SOLD. 3,750 GBP
JUMP TO LOT
72
Duval à Rouen
AN UNUSUAL GOLD AND ENAMEL DOUBLE-DIALLED WATCH WITH CALENDAR CIRCA 1775, NO. 5077
Estimate
4,2006,000
LOT SOLD. 3,750 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

Masterworks of Time: George Daniels, Visionary

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Duval à Rouen
AN UNUSUAL GOLD AND ENAMEL DOUBLE-DIALLED WATCH WITH CALENDAR CIRCA 1775, NO. 5077
Movement: gilded full plate, verge escapement, fusee and chain, cylindrical pillars, signed around the perimeter of the movement plate Duval à Rouen and numbered 5077
Dials: first dial: white enamel, off-set time dial with black Roman numerals and gold hands, winding aperture at 3 o'clock, regulation dial below 6 o'clock, all surrounded by blue polychrome enamel painted ribbons, flowers and baskets of fruit • second dial: white enamel with days of the week to the edge, inner date ring, blued steel hands,
Case: gold bezels with geometric engraved decoration, gold stirrup-form pendant and bow
diameter 42mm
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Catalogue Note

A Duval is listed as working in Rouen 1774-1778: see G.H. Baillie, Watchmakers and Clockmakers of the World, Third Edition, 1951

The present lot is an example of a simple double dial watch with days of the week and date clearly indicated on one side, while the reverse features the mean time dial.

  

Masterworks of Time: George Daniels, Visionary

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London