Description

    Daix London Verge Fusee, Enamel & Gold Case For Restoration
    Case: two body, enamel on 20k gold, 38 mm, bassine case with finely detailed and colored enamel scenes on the back, the curved edges and the interior, gold pendant and hinged front bezel
    Dial: enamel, Roman chapters, outer five minute numbers
    Movement: gilt, baluster pillars, pierced and engraved balance cock with mask and wings, flat steel balance wheel
    Signed: movement is signed Daix London, case is unsigned but expertly executed in the style of Frères Huaut, Geneve


    Condition Report*:

    Type: Daix London Verge Fusee, Enamel & Gold Case For Restoration
    Dial: enamel, Roman numerals
    Metal: 20K gold
    Case Info: two body, gold bezel and pendant
    Case Width: 38 mm
    Crystal: glass
    Watch Movement: gilt, baluster pillars, pierced and engraved balance cock with mask and wings, flat steel balance wheel
    Circa: 1720's
    Condition: case is good overall, some enamel restoration on the bottom most part of the curved rim, very small cracked spot where the gold pendant base attaches to the case, dial has a glaze and hairlines, dial is not pinned to the movement as the feet are short, movement needs restoration, missing the our and minute gears under the dial, fusee chain is detached, staff is broken, end stone is missing, sold as is


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    Auction Dates
    October, 2016
    27th Thursday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 6
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