Lot 4214. Halsuhr: major French Halsuhr in excellent condition, Zacharie Fonnerau a La Rochelle, master of 1641-1683

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Auction date:04.05.2019   16:30
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Lot 4214Halsuhr: major French Halsuhr in excellent condition, Zacharie Fonnerau a La Rochelle, master of 1641-1683
Approx. 47mm, silver, splendid, floral ornaments, excellent quality, hinged lid, also floral decorated, early French spindle work, drive on the gut string, without the spiral, typical of the regulating device with a worm screw and wheel, ferrous-balance, Board, signed, excellent preserved dial made of silver, engraved figure scene, blued iron hands, wonderful, and probably completely original state of preservation, passable, but not in every situation. Similar watches are illustrated in Clutton/Daniels "Watches" figure 149-169. Zacharie Fonnerau a La Rochelle was an important, from Geneva-born watchmaker and a master in La Rochelle from 1641-1683. Of him major neck are watches of the 17th century. Century known, among other things, a Tulip shape, auctioned in Geneva in 2005 (source: https://www.cortrie.de/go/3DE), and a shape of a cross, auctioned at Sotheby's in 2008 (source:https://www.cortrie.EN/go/0j9).

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