Lot 10
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RIGAULT, BLOIS A SILVER VERGE WATCH WITH LATER LACQUERED PORTRAITSCIRCA 1640-1660, PORTRAITS AFTER 1850

Estimate
5,000 - 7,000 CHF
Sold
7,500 CHF
bidding is closed

Description

  • Hyacinthe Rigaud
  • A SILVER VERGE WATCH WITH LATER LACQUERED PORTRAITSCIRCA 1640-1660, PORTRAITS AFTER 1850
• Movement: gilded oval full plate, verge escapement, plain flat steel two-arm balance, decoratively pierced pinned-on balance cock engraved with flowers and foliage, blued steel wheel and click set-up, fusee and gut line, the back of the dial plate with decoratively engraved oval border of flowers and foliage, turned baluster pillars, backplate signed Rigault, Blois• Dial: silver, engraved Roman numerals filled with black wax, stylised fleur-de-lys half hour divisions between, quarter hour divisions to the ring beneath, gilded engraved border, single turned blued steel hand • Case: silver, the back with later vernis Martin-style lacquered portrait of a gentleman, the interior with further later lacquered portrait of Frederik V of Denmark, bezel split for glass retention, plain ring pendant
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