Geneva, May 08, 2022

LOT 265


CHF 3,000 - 6,000

EUR 3,000 - 6,000 / USD 3,300 - 6,500 / HKD 25,300 - 51,000

Sold: CHF 8,750

Very fine 18K yellow gold and enamel, open-face, key-winding, round-shaped, “Louis XVI” pocket watch. Case with polychrome enamel painting decoration with a priest and his censer in the midst of his faithful.

Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 3-8-24


Slightly scratched

Slightly chipped

Movement: 3-6*


Slightly oxidized

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-04



Brand Truitte & Mourier, Switzerland

Year Circa 1775

Movement No. 4837

Material 18K yellow gold

Diameter 50 mm.

Caliber 16’’’, gilded brass, fusee and chain, verge escapement, monometallic balance (gilded brass) and blued steel flat hairspring, pierced and engraved gilded continental cock.

Signature movement


Truitte et Mourier also Trouitte, Trouit Made watches with and without repetition. The first association, called "Dan Trouit Mourier", lasted from 1775 to approximately 1780. A second association, "Trouit et Mourier", lasted from 1780 to approximately 1790. "Dictionnaire des Horlogers Genevois", by Osvaldo Patrizzi, Antiquorum Editions, 1998.