DELILE. A VERY RARE GOLD SKELETONISED EIGHT-DAY CYLINDER WATCH WITH EQUATION OF TIME CIRCA 1760-1770

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Lot №: 50380
Estimate: $11,162 - 11,162
11 November 2019
Sold price
$11,162

Description

Movement: skeletonised, cylinder escapement, flat three-arm brass balance, diamond endstone, exposed blued steel mainspring, silver regulation plate, steel turned baluster pillars, decoratively engraved border, skeletonised kidney-shaped cam for the equation work, bridge signed Delile
Dial: crystal chapter ring with black Roman numerals, Arabic outer minute ring, gilt hands for time and equation of time indication
Case: gold, chased and engraved with trophies of the seasons and swags, diamond-set thumbpiece, gilt metal inner bezel
diameter 50.5mm