Lot 4191. Pocket watch: very fine double housing-spindle pocket watch with quarter-hour repeater 20K repair, replace-case "Telemachus with Calypso," Jean Louis Argand, of Geneva & Paris, circa 1725

Starting price:€ 2 800
Auction date:14.03.2020   16:30
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Lot 4191Pocket watch: very fine double housing-spindle pocket watch with quarter-hour repeater 20K repair, replace-case "Telemachus with Calypso," Jean Louis Argand, of Geneva & Paris, circa 1725
Pocket watch: very fine double housing-spindle pocket watch with quarter-hour repeater 20K repair, replace-case "Telemachus with Calypso," Jean Louis Argand, of Geneva & Paris, circa 1725. Approx. Ø46mm, 106g, 20K Gold, French 20K mark, outer case repoussé technology-décor, mythological scene "Telemachus with Calypso", very fine work, first-class quality, the inner housing also 20K Gold, edge worked side pierced, engraved volutes and Rankwerk, cartouche with engraved mask, the bottom of the bell, signed a factory protection cap, early Spindle movement with quarter-hour Repetition, execution of the Block typical of the period 1700-1730, decorated with an angel face, original, solid gold dial, also signed, blued steel hands, very good state of preservation, fully functional and with great sound. The watch is exceptional and is a mystery! The design of the watch is English, the signature French with roots in Geneva. The temporal Association of the watch due to the design features is the early 18th century. Century., in the literature was recorded by Jean Louis Argand is but 2 in the. Half of the 18. Century. classified. It is, therefore, to assume that it is the work of another watchmaker with the same name, which has clearly worked in Paris, in the English style!

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