AN IMPORTANT COLLECTION FROM A FAMILY TRUST
SIGNED J. CHARLO, COPENHAGEN, NO. 287, CIRCA 1740
J. CHARLO. A GOLD AND ENAMEL VERGE WATCH
Signed J. Charlo, Copenhagen, No. 287, circa 1740
With gilt-finished verge movement, pierced and engraved decorative cock and foot, silvered regulator disc, chain fusée, plain three arm balance, shaped Egyptian style pillars, white enamel dial with Roman numerals, Arabic five minute divisions, pierced gold hands, case with finely painted enamel depicting a classical scene of soldiers leaving for war on their ships, inside case back showing a more serene image of the river and countryside, the band also enamelled and depicting various country seasons, movement signed and numbered
48 mm. diam.