|A late 18th Century French verge in gold and enamel pair cases and glazed protective outer.|
Full plate fire gilt movement with pentagonal baluster pillars. Pierced and engraved cock, pierced and engraved foot and plate for the silver regulator disc. Fusee and chain. Plain three arm gilt balance, blue steel spiral hairspring. White enamel dial with Roman and Arabic numerals, pierced gilt hands. Plain gold inner case with gold pendant and bow, circular gilt shutter to the winding aperture fitted internally, a slot cut to allow it to be moved. Gold outer case, the bezels engraved and decorated with champleve enamel. The back set with fine polychrome enamel portrait of a young lady. Third protective outer case with glazed back, the covering to the gilt bezels now lacking. Signed: Les Frs Esquivillion & DeChoudens
|Lot ID: 311|
|Low Estimate: GBP 6,500|
|High Estimate: GBP 7,500|
|Next Bid: GBP 3,250|
|Sale ID: 1|
|Sale Date: July 14, 2016|
|Sale Location: Virtual Live Auction|
|Sale Sponsor: British Antique Dealers Association|
|Sale Terms: View here|
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|Location of Origin: Europe|
|Medium/Materials: Gold and Enamel|
|Dimensions: 45 mm|
|Primary Classification: Jewelry for Sale : Antique Watches|
|Item Condition:||Movement is very clean and working well. The enamel is in excellent condition with very minor scratches and no restoration. The dial is in excellent condition with no hairline scratches. The overall condition of the watch is very good.|
|Price:||Price on Request|
|Offered By:||BADA Antiques Auction : 413 Lots : July 14,2016 : 10AM EST|
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