- Johannes de Chouden. A very fine and very rare late 17th century enamel open face pocket watch with case signed by the Huauts Brothers - Johannes de Chouden. A very fine and very rare late 17th century enamel open face pocket watch with case signed by the Huauts Brothers

  • Lot number 
    22
  • Diameter 
    39
  • Location
  • Watch type 
    Pocket watch

Description

Circa 1680
Hinged brass full plate movement with rounded pillars, fusee and chain for going train, verge escapement, steel 3-arm balance under pierced and engraved balance bridge, steel rack and pinion regulator, dial with white enamel Roman chapter and half hour divisions, the centre with mother and child, (possibly Mary & Jesus), enamel scene possibly of Adonis and Venus, later single hand, the band with four vignettes of four houses situated close to rivers, the inside with figure with feathered hat and boots stalking the grounds of a large house and woodland, movement signed, case signed Fratres Huauts Pinxerunt

39mm.