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JEAN DELACOMBES A RARE GILT METAL AND ROCK CRYSTAL CRUCIFORM VERGE WATCH WITH LEATHER OUTER PROTECTIVE CASECIRCA 1650

Estimate
15,000 - 25,000 CHF
Sold
25,000 CHF
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Description

  • A RARE GILT METAL AND ROCK CRYSTAL CRUCIFORM VERGE WATCH WITH LEATHER OUTER PROTECTIVE CASECIRCA 1650
• Movement: gilded full plate cruciform, verge escapement, flat steel two-arm balance, decoratively pierced and floral engraved screwed-on balance cock and foot, similar decorated cock with large and elaborate foot surrounding the blued steel wheel and click set-up and winding square, vase-shaped pillars, fusee and gut line, signed Jean Delacombes • Dial: silver chapter ring with Roman numerals, set upon a gilded plate engraved with scrolling flowers and foliage, an engraved townscape to the centre, blued steel hand• Case: multi-faceted rock crystal covers to front and back, gilt metal mounts, gilded pendant and turned terminal• Accompaniments: leather covered cruciform outer protective case
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