ARTHUR A PARIS POCKET WATCH
ENAMEL AND YELLOW GOLD
Arthur à Paris, The Chiropodist, No. 497. The case
with Paris hallmarks for 1760.
Very fine, 20K gold and painted on enamel pocket watch.
Two-body, "Louis XV", the bezel chased in a geometrical
pattern and with painted champlevé enameled flowers, the
back with a fine and amusing painted on enamel scene probably
after David II Teniers, The Younger, (Antwerpen, 1610
- Bruxelles, 1690), depicting an elderly gentleman receiving a
treatment for a bunion, outer chased rocaille and geometrical
White enamel with radial Roman numerals, outer minute
track and Arabic minute numerals. Gold Louis XV hands.
37 mm., giIt brass, full plate with pentagonal baluster
pillars, fusee with chain, verge escapement with micrometric
potence adjustment, plain steel three armed balance, gilt
brass continental clock with polished steel endpiece, silver