LANGLOIS. A RARE GILT METAL AND ENAMEL SINGLE HAND PAIR CASE VERGE WATCH WITH ALARM

Lot №: 10285
Estimate: $2,000 - 3,000
05 June 2003
Sold price
$3 585

Description

Langlois. A rare gilt metal and enamel single hand pair case verge watch with alarmSigned Langlois, Paris, circa 1690 The gilt brass movement with verge escapement, chain fusee, engraved floral and scroll decoration to the pierced cock and pierced alarm barrel, turned conical pillars, alarm mechanism striking on mounted bell, the engraved silver dial with Roman numerals, centered by engraved rotating alarm disk with Arabic numerals, blued steel alarm hand and stylized blued steel time indicator, all hinged within a gilt metal inner case with engraved and pierced floral, scroll and animal decoration, the outer case with white, black and pink enamel floral, foliage and hunting scene motif to a pale blue enamel background with textured gilt accents, movement signed54 mm. diam.