Martinot. A gilt oignon verge pocketwatch
Signed Iean Martinot à Paris, late 17th Century
The frosted gilt chain fusee verge movement with pierced Egyptian pillars, bridgecock with enamelled painting of a lady in a landscape, rack and pinion regulation, a star fitted to the edge of the balance which oscillates over the enamel scene, the (later) white enamel dial with Roman numerals and Arabic five minute divisions, steel hour hand, minute hand lacking, in chased and engraved gilt case (lacking glass and pendant ring), movement signed
57 mm. diam.