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Abraham Cailliatte
SILVER VERGE WATCH WITH ALARM CIRCA 1660
Estimate
6,5009,500
LOT SOLD. 6,875 GBP
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21
Abraham Cailliatte
SILVER VERGE WATCH WITH ALARM CIRCA 1660
Estimate
6,5009,500
LOT SOLD. 6,875 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

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Abraham Cailliatte
SILVER VERGE WATCH WITH ALARM CIRCA 1660
Dial: gilt, with pierced and engraved centre and hour chapter over blued steel background, blued steel double ended hour hand, outer silver alarm chapter with steel bug
Movement: gilded full plate, verge escapement, decoratively pierced and engraved silver screw set balance cock and foot, worm and wheel set-up, fusee and gut line, round baluster pillars, signed Abraham Cailliatte
Case: silver, pierced and florally engraved case 
Dimensions: 38.5mm diameter 


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Catalogue Note

Abraham Cailliatte (1642-1710) came from a family of French refugees who came to Geneva in the 17th Century. A gold and enamel watch with allegorical battle scenes by Abraham Cailliatte (Caillate) is listed in the Louvre, Paris. Kathleen H. Pritchard, Swiss Timepiece Makers, 1775-1975, p.C-4

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