Glazed Three Colour Gold French Verge


Signed   Chailly a Lille
Circa   1770
Diameter   46 mm         

1 in stock


An 18th Century French verge in a glazed three colour gold consular case.  Full plate gilt fusee movement.  Finely pierced and engraved bridge cock with blue steel endstone, plain three arm gilt balance with blue steel spiral hairspring.  Blued regulator dial with steel indicator.  Pentagonal baluster pillars. Wound through the signed white enamel dial with Roman and Arabic numerals, decorative pierced gold hands.   Unusual three colour gold case, the back protected by a fixed glazed cover.  Small central chased scene of a cherub and dog surrounded by applied gold floral decoration.

An unusual case. Having the glass fixed over the scene has preserved the fine details.