Philippe Terrot. A very fine 18K gold, enamel and pearl-set quarter repeating watch
Signed Philippe Terrot, No. 14'522, circa 1780
Gilt-finished verge movement, chain fusée, pierced and engraved balance cock, quarter repeating on two hammers onto a bell, white enamel dial, Breguet numerals, outer Arabic quarter hour divisions, circular case, pearl-set bezel and rim, engraved and pierced foliage decorated sides, a shield-shaped painted polychrome champlevé enamel portrait of a lady to the reverse, framed by a gold and polychrome champlevé enamel foliage decoration and flanked by two applied gold swans on a vase over translucent blue enamel background, repeating through the pendant, dial signed, movement signed and numbered
51 mm. diam.