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    Sale 1348

    Important Pocket Watches and Wristwatches

    12 November 2007, Geneva

  • Lot 340

    Ageron. A large and unusual silver openface astronomical verge watch with calendar

    SIGNED AGERON A PARIS, CASE NO. 4366, CIRCA 1780

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    Ageron. A large and unusual silver openface astronomical verge watch with calendar
    Signed Ageron a Paris, case no. 4366, circa 1780
    With full plate gilt-finished verge movement, chain fusée, pierced and engraved balance cock, the white enamel dial with Roman numerals, gilt hands with star-shaped pointers, outer Arabic date ring with central hand, the lower half decorated with a polychrome painted scene depicting a basket of flowers and two doves, day indication with central hand, the upper half with painted symbols of the Sun, Moon and planets Jupiter, Venus, Saturn, Mars and Mercury and central hand, in large plain circular case, movement signed
    74 mm. diam.


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