Lot 418: A GOLD AND ENAMEL VERGE WATCH AND CHATELAINE, FRENCH, CIRCA 1770 | A gold and enamel verge watch and chatelaine, French, circa 1770

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Description: the watch with full plate gilt movement, verge escapement, fusee and chain, pierced and engraved balance bridge, the movement signed Charles Le Roy / A Paris N. 2879, white enamel dial with Roman numerals and outer minute track, signed C.h Le Roy / A Paris, gold case with polychrome enamel plaque depicting young men lighting pipes in a tavern-like interior, diamond-set thumbpiece, casemaker's mark PBC, further struck: 2201, the chatelaine consisting of three cartouche-shaped gold-framed enamel plaques, the top plaque of triangle form, painted with a young man courting a woman holding a letter within a scrollwork border
Dimensions: 20cm., 7 7/8 in. high
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