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.
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- Ageron a Paris
- 22ct Gold Skelett Spindeluhr mit Diamantrosen
- Frankreich 1760
- Case material
- Yellow gold
- Material fineness
- 22 kt.
- Skeletonized - decorated - with crown - masterful Chatelaine
- Pocket watch
- Shipped Insured
- Worn & in very good condition