London, South Kensington
16 July 2003
JEAN ROBERT SORET: A GOLD, ENAMEL AND PEARL SET QUARTER REPEATING VERGE POCKET WATCH
signed Jean Robert Soret, circa 1790.
the gilt chain fusee verge movement with bridge cock, repeating hours and quarters on a bell by depressing the pendant, white enamel dial with Roman chapters and Arabic five minute divisions, gold beetle and poker hands, gold case with painted enamel scene of a courting couple, pierced band with applied multi-coloured floral decoration, pearl-set bezel, diameter 48mm.
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