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Philippe Terrot Fine Enamel & Gold Quarter Repeating Verge Fusee, circa 1780. ...

2013 May 21 Watches & Fine Timepieces Signature Auction - New York #5137

 
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Auction Ended On: May 21, 2013
Item Activity: 1 Internet/mail/phone bidders
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Location: Heritage Auctions
445 Park Avenue, 15th Floor
New York, NY 10022
Description:
Philippe Terrot Fine Enamel & Gold Quarter Repeating Verge Fusee, circa 1780
Case: two body, 50 mm, 18k gold, pierced rim for the chiming, paste set front bezel, back with central framed polychrome enameled portrait of a young lady, royal blue translucent & opalescent outer enamel with gold paillon detail, white and blue outermost border
Dial: white enamel, Arabic numerals, black minute marks and numerals at the quarter hours, stone set silver beetle and poker hands
Movement: No. 8913, gilt full plate, cylindrical pillars, two footed pierced and engraved balance cock, steel coqueret, silver disc regulator, steel hammers sounding on an inner steel bell, three arm flat brass balance wheel
Signed: dial and movement signed Ph. Terrot

Condition Report*:

Type: Philippe Terrot Fine Enamel & Gold Quarter Repeating Verge Fusee
Dial: enamel, Arabic numerals
Hands; ornate stone set silver
Metal: 18k gold
Case Info: two body, paste set bezel, enameled back
Case Width: 50 mm
Crystal: glass
Watch Movement: No. 8913, gilt full plate, cylindrical pillars, two footed pierced and engraved balance cock, steel coqueret, silver disc regulator, steel hammers sounding on an inner steel bell, three arm flat brass balance wheel
Circa: 1780
Condition: dia is very good, one tiny flake at the wind arbor hole, case is very good with some surface scratches on the central enamel portrait, some missing tiny paste stones, movement is running well and clean, repeat is chiming

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