Lot 4193. Pocket watch: fine, large double housing-spindle pocket watch with rare eighth repetition and repair, replace outer case, Ja(me)s Rousseau, No. 5155, London, CA. 1740-1750

Starting price:€ 2 400
Auction date:14.03.2020   16:30
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Lot 4193Pocket watch: fine, large double housing-spindle pocket watch with rare eighth repetition and repair, replace outer case, Ja(me)s Rousseau, No. 5155, London, CA. 1740-1750
Pocket watch: fine, large double housing-spindle pocket watch with rare eighth repetition and repair, replace outer case, Ja(me)s Rousseau, No. 5155, London, CA. 1740-1750. Approx. Ø52mm, 123g, double-case silver outer casing with a mythological repoussé technology scene, very high quality work, lively scene of Roman soldiers, figures stand out against the Background of extremely and know a fantastic plasticity, the inside case is engraved with flowers art and open work design, bottom bell, dust cover is no longer available, signed Spindle movement with rare Repetition, strike the hours, quarter-hours and quarter hours, very nice, signed copy of the base dial made of silver and beautiful blued steel pointer, function properly and very well. It is likely that James Rousseau came from the prestigious Geneva watchmaking dynasty, Rousseau, and later in London worked. In London, he was listed definitely as of 1743, the last mentioned to 1760.

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