AN IMPORTANT COLLECTION FROM A FAMILY TRUST
SIGNED L'EPINE, PARIS, CIRCA 1780
L'EPINE. A SMALL GOLD, ENAMEL AND PEARL-SET QUARTER REPEATING VERGE WATCH
Signed L'Epine, Paris, circa 1780
With gilt brass movement, verge escapement, turned baluster pillars, pierced and engraved cock, quarter repeating on a bell, white enamel dial with Roman numerals, Arabic five minute divisions, case with painted enamel scene depicting a lady holding flowers over an urn, border with decorative green enamel and pearls, rope twist decoration to the rim, quarter repeating mechanism activated through the pendant, dial and movement signed
35 mm. diam.