Gilbert, Paris. An early 18th century gilt metal open face pocket watch with porcelain portraitCirca 1760

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Gilbert, Paris. An early 18th century gilt metal open face pocket watch with porcelain portrait
Circa 1760

Sold for £ 1,125 (US$ 1,499) inc. premium
Gilbert, Paris. An early 18th century gilt metal open face pocket watch with porcelain portrait
Circa 1760
Gilt full plate verge movement signed and numbered 3455, with central pierced and engraved balance cock, signed enamel dial with painted black Roman numerals and outer Arabic five minute divisions, cut and chased paste set hands, engraved two colour case with applied feather scrolls surrounding a paste set portrait of a lady, dial and movement signed 40mm.

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  • Provenance:
    The Busca Collection, Villa Serbelloni, Como, acquired in the 18th and 19th century,
    By descent to the present owners
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