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Gold and Enamel French Verge

Price : £3,600.00
Circa 1760
Diameter   42 mm       Depth   11 mm

A mid 18th Century French verge in a three colour gold and enamel consular case and protective outer.  Full plate gilt fusee movement.  Finely pierced and engraved bridge cock with steel coqueret, plain three arm gilt balance with blue steel spiral hairspring.  Silver regulator dial with blue steel indicator.  Winding through the signed white enamel dial with Roman and Arabic numerals, decorative pierced gold hands.  Chased and engraved consular case with applied three colour gold decoration on a matted ground.  Small polychrome enamel portrait of a lady within a translucent green enamel frame.  Protective glazed outer, the bezels covered in faux tortoiseshell set with gilt pique pins.

Signed       Berthoud a Paris