With Esquivillon & DeChoudens fitted presentation box.
Esquivillon & DeChoudens were active in Geneva and Paris between around 1765 bis 1830. The Genevan watchmaker Jacques DeChoudens (1728-1801) and the brothers Joseph Esquivillon (1714-1798), Jean François Esquivillon (1733-1813) and Gédéon-Franois Esquivillon(1717-1799) founded the workshop, specializing in the manufacture of high quality verge watches.
The virgule escapement, usually credited to J.A. Lepaute, was mainly used in France in the last quarter of the 18th century and during the early years of the 19th Century