New York, Park Avenue
29 October 1996
SWISS. A GILT AND ENAMEL QUARTER REPEATING KEYWIND HUNTER CASED JACQUEMART AUTOMATON WATCH
signed esquivillon, circa 1800
With full-plate gilt-finished movement, repeating on two gongs, gilt cuvette, the white enamel dial with Arabic numerals, flanked by blue enamel set with two gilt figures each striking a bell set in a landscape scene, the plain circular case with coin-edged band, push repeat button in the band, cuvette signed.
55 mm. diam.
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