London, South Kensington
9 April 2003
DELORME, A GOLD REPOUSSE PAIR CASED REPEATING VERGE POCKET WATCH
signed Ls Freres Delorme 411, circa 1730.
gilt fusee movement under dust cover, diamond endstone, turned pillars, plunge repeat on a later bell, white enamel dial with Arabic and Roman numerals, inner case with pierced and chased decoration, repousse outer case with pierced and scroll decoration, the back with a classical scene, third case overlaid with shagreen and with pique decoration, movement and dust cover signed, diameter 53mm.
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