Watches with enamel paintings, pieces of art of the 18th century.
Swiss watchmaker of French descent
Philippe Terrot was born in 1696 in France. The Terrot family immigrated to Switzerland. Philippe was active in Geneva from 1735 to 1780 and created high quality watches that were decorated with enamel and porcelain.
White enamel dial. Arabic numerals and external dot minute scale. Original blued steel hands. Winding next to the two. Signed Phe Terrot - in beautiful condition - repared at the wind. Stone adornment (5 pieces are missing)
Key winding. Key included.
Master craftsman enamel work on the back lid. Portrayed is a polygram landscape scene with water, shepherd and animals. Every little detail is represented with the highest quality. The picture is given the finishing touch with a decorative circle. Very beautiful condition.
The opening to access the movement is in front. Classic verge escapement with floral verge cock. Silver disc for adjustments of the mechanism speed. Signed Phe. Terrot No.50510. Made around 1760.
Casing signed LETON. Original Leton casing watches are among the most sought-after verge clocks.
Watch diameter without pendant: 57 mm With pedant 80 mm. Height: 24 mm Total weight 130 g.
Very interesting collector's watch. The timepiece works. As this is a collector's piece, it was not tested for run duration and movement precision.
Pictures are part of the description.
Insured shipment with Austrian postal service.
- 28. Phe Terrot
- Große Lepine Spindeluhr mit Emaillerückseite
- Frankreich 1760
- Υλικό θήκης
- Letton Case - αριστοτεχνική σμάλτο ζωγραφική - 80mm - πέτρες
- Τύπος αντικειμένου
- Ρολόι τσέπης
- Ασφαλισμένη αποστολή
- Φορεμένο και σε πολύ καλή κατάσταση