18 November 1996
Daniel De St. Leu. A rare 18 carat four colour gold paircased quarter repeating verge watch
Signed Daniel De St. Leu, Watchmaker to her Majesty, London, No. 9977, circa 1800
With gilt finished verge movement, pierced and engraved cock with diamond endstone, turned pillars, chain fusee and cylinder escapement, repeating on a bell and a toc, gilt metal dustcap, the white enamel dial with Roman numerals, pierced gilt hands, the inner case with pierced and engraved scroll and foliage decoration to the border and to centre, the chased outer case in gold with applied vari-coloured gold foliage and floral mounts in high relief, the back centred by an applied vari-coloured gold stylised urn of flowers, repeating through the pendant, movement and dustcap signed
58 mm. diam.
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