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Jean Rousseau
ROCK CRYSTAL AND GILT METAL CRUCIFIX FORM WATCH CIRCA 1630
Estimate
15,00025,000
LOT SOLD. 25,000 GBP
JUMP TO LOT
29
Jean Rousseau
ROCK CRYSTAL AND GILT METAL CRUCIFIX FORM WATCH CIRCA 1630
Estimate
15,00025,000
LOT SOLD. 25,000 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

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Jean Rousseau
ROCK CRYSTAL AND GILT METAL CRUCIFIX FORM WATCH CIRCA 1630
Dial: silver, engraved Roman chapter and engraved town scene to the centre, gilt cruciform dial plate engraved with masks and putti, the bottom part with pious praying figure at the foot of the cross, blued steel hand
Movement: partially foliate engraved gilt-brass cruciform plate, decorative hybrid pillars, chain fusée, verge escapement, three-arm steel balance, pierced and engraved cock secured by a screw, offset worm-and-wheel set-up with blued steel brackets
Case: gilt brass-mounted rock crystal hinged at the top, plain pendant and ring, small lower finial
Dimensions: 34mm width x 52mm length x 20.5mm height, dial 26mm diameter
Signed: movement
Accessories: none
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Catalogue Note

This watch is preserved in wonderful condition for a piece of its age. Very few examples such as this have appeared at auction to date.

For a note on Jean Rousseau, please refer to lot 28. 

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