• Important Watches Including A  auction at Christies

    Sale 1372

    Important Watches Including A CONNOISSEUR'S VISION PART II

    10 May 2010, Geneva

  • Lot 41

    De la Roche. An unusual and decorative 18K gold à toc quarter repeating verge watch

    SIGNED DE LA ROCHE, PARIS, CIRCA 1750

    Price Realised  

    De la Roche. An unusual and decorative 18K gold à toc quarter repeating verge watch
    Signed De La Roche, Paris, circa 1750
    Gilt-finished verge movement, chain fusée, finely pierced and engraved floral decorated balance cock, à toc quarter repeating on two hammers onto the case, white enamel dial, Roman numerals, outer Arabic five minute divisions, finely chased scroll and foliage decorated band, circular case with chased rocaille decoration in high relief, reverse centred by grape vine, repeating through the pendant, movement signed
    45 mm. diam.


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