Lot 11
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DAVID ROUSSEAU & P. HUAUD À GENÈVE A FINE, RARE AND SMALL GOLD VERGE WATCH WITH POLYCHROME ENAMEL PAINTED CASE SIGNED P. HUAUD FECITCIRCA 1685

Estimate
20,000 - 30,000 CHF
Sold
30,000 CHF
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Description

  • A FINE, RARE AND SMALL GOLD VERGE WATCH WITH POLYCHROME ENAMEL PAINTED CASE SIGNED P. HUAUD FECITCIRCA 1685
• Movement: gilded full plate, verge escapement, plain flat two-arm steel balance, worm and wheel set-up with blued steel scrolling brackets, finely pierced and decoratively engraved screwed-on balance cock with long foot, fusee and gut line, flat pillars each faced with a silver lion rampant, signed David Rousseau A Genève• Dial: white enamel chapter ring, the centre with polychrome enamel painted scene depicting Venus & Adonis, blued steel hand• Case: gold, the back with polychrome enamel painted portrait of a bewigged gentleman bordered with a wreath incorporating banners to the base signed P. Huaud, Fecit further banner to the top signed Genève, the case sides with four polychrome enamel painted pastoral vignettes, each separated by monochromatic flowers, gold bezel with geometric engraving and split for glass retention, the inside back with polychrome enamel painted classical landscape with buildings and figures beside a lake, plain ring pendant  
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