Ageron a Paris - 22ct Gold Skelett Spindeluhr mit Diamantrosen - Unisex - Frankreich 1760

Description
Ageron a Paris - 22ct Gold Skelett Spindeluhr mit Diamantrosen - Unisex - Frankreich 1760
keywind - Yellow gold - Skeletonized - decorated - with crown - masterful Chatelaine

French watch manufacture


Ageron, François; born in Arbigny, master watchmaker born in Paris. Active from circa 1741 to 1779, F. Ageron was a brilliant watchmaker and famous for his high quality and complicated watches. Died circa 31 May 1784.

Wonderful verge watch in a golden casing, exceptionally skeletonised, from an aristocratic household. Floral ornamentation with rose-cut diamonds and diamond slivers.

Fine, beautiful casing.

Enamel dial with Roman numerals and dotted minute scale running around the outside with Arabic multiples of five. Original hands - set with stones. In very good condition. Winding mechanism at two o'clock. (Signs of wear).

Ring consisting of diamond slivers on the front and the back.

The glass back allows a view onto the artistically and uniquely made movement. Underneath the cock. Finest garlands ending in a crown. Everything set with stones. Absolutely superb. Specially made for an aristocratic house. Round chain and fusée.

Movement in working order.

Since this is a collector's watch, precision and power reserve were not tested.

Made around 1760 in France.

Watch diameter 40 mm - height with crown and pendant 56 mm 106 g with chatelaine.

On offer is a silver chatelaine of masterful design.

Very fine and rare collector's watch. Very good overall condition.

Pictures are part of the description.

Insured shipping

Lot details
Brand
Ageron a Paris
Model
22ct Gold Skelett Spindeluhr mit Diamantrosen
Gender
Unisex
Period
Frankreich 1760
Movement
keywind
Case material
Yellow gold
Material fineness
22 kt.
Extras
Skeletonized - decorated - with crown - masterful Chatelaine
Type
Pocket watch
Shipped Insured
Yes
Condition
Worn & in very good condition
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