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

2011 November 18 Timepieces Signature Auction- New York #5081

 
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Auction Ended On: Nov 18, 2011
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Location: Ukrainian Institute of America at The Fletcher-Sinclair Mansion
2 East 79th Street
New York, NY 10075

Description:
Philippe Terrot Superb Enamel & Gold Quarter Repeating Verge Fusee, circa 1780
Case: two body, 49 mm, 18k gold, inner steel bell, bezel set with oval pearls and enamel, back with exceptional polychrome enameled scenes, pearl ornaments at center, gold push pendant a gold bow
Dial: white enamel, Arabic numerals, small star form minute marks, gold beetle and poker hands
Movement: No. 12012, gilt full plate, verge fusee, pierced two footed balance cock, steel coqueret, steel hammers sounding on a steel inner bell, silver disc regulator
Signed: dial and movement signed Phe. Terrot

Condition Report*:

Type: Philippe Terrot Superb Enamel & Gold Quarter Repeating Verge Fusee
Dial: white enamel, Arabic numerals
Hands; gold beetle and poker
Metal: 18k gold
Case Info: two body, inner steel bell
Case Width: 49 mm
Crystal: glass
Watch Movement: No. 12012, gilt full plate, verge fusee, pierced two footed balance cock, steel coqueret, steel hammers sounding on a steel inner bell, silver disc regulator
Circa: 1780
Condition: case is very good, back is in very good condition, front bezel with two very small chips at twelve and three to the enameled edge, dial is good, some light hairlines near nine, movement is very good, ticking and chiming, gilt finish is bright and nice, movement cleaning is recommended

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