• Important Watches  auction at Christies

    Sale 2212

    Important Watches

    15 December 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 84

    PALIARD. A SILVER PAIR CASE VERGE POCKET WATCH WITH ALARM

    SIGNED PALIARD A BESANCON, CIRCA 1720

    Price Realised  

    This lot is offered without a reserve

    PALIARD. A SILVER PAIR CASE VERGE POCKET WATCH WITH ALARM
    SIGNED PALIARD A BESANCON, CIRCA 1720
    Full plate gilt-finished verge movement, chain fusée, finely pierced and engraved balance cock and foot, plain three-armed balance, striking and alarm on hammers onto a bell, white enamel chapter ring with repairs and cracks, Roman numerals, central alarm disc and single indicator hand, all within a pierced and engraved inner case, outer pierced and engraved case, movement signed
    46mm diam.


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    This lot is offered without reserve.


    Provenance

    The Estate of Leopold Metzenberg (Executive, Sears, Roebuck & Co.)
    Gift to present owner, 1952