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DENIS BORDIER A FINE AND SMALL GOLD AND ENAMEL SINGLE CASED VERGE WATCH THE ENAMEL PAINTING ATTRIBUTED TO PIERRE HUAUD IICIRCA 1675

Estimate
20,000 - 30,000 CHF
Sold
13,750 CHF
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Description

  • A FINE AND SMALL GOLD AND ENAMEL SINGLE CASED VERGE WATCH THE ENAMEL PAINTING ATTRIBUTED TO PIERRE HUAUD IICIRCA 1675
• Movement: gilded full plate, verge escapement, plain flat steel two-arm 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, rounded baluster pillars, signed Denis Bordier• Dial: white enamel chapter ring with Roman numerals interspersed with half hour divisions, dial centre with translucent green enamel over decorative engraving, a white opaque enamel flower beneath the centre of the single turned gilded hand• Case: gold, the back framed with a polychrome enamel band of flowers en ronde bosse, separated from the central oval reserve by a border of translucent green enamel over decorative concentric circular engraving, the central reserve with polychrome enamel depiction of Minerva, the inside case back with further polychrome enamel painting of Apollo against a light blue background, gold bezel decoratively engraved with stylised leaves
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