Important Wristwatches, Watches & Clocks
Geneva, Hotel Des Bergues, October 17, 1992
L'Epine à Paris, No. 114, circa 1785.
18 ct. gold and enamel, pearl-set, quarter repeating, watch. Double body Louis XVI case, with split-pearl set bezels, the back with a blue translucent enamel over engine turning,, a gilt paillone floral decoration on the border. White enamel dial with Roman numerals and outer Arabic minute ring. Full plate movement with fusee and chain, verge escapement, gilt brass continental cock. Repeating on a bell (broken). Diam. 40 mm.