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Auktionen Dr. Crott 91st Auction

522521 Pierre Mestral à Genève, 56 mm, 203 g, circa 1685  A Geneva pair-cased verge pocket watch with alarm Case: outer case - silver, leather covered, applied stud decoration, sound holes, large lateral hinge. Inner case - silver, lavishly pierced case band with elaborate engravings of foliage and animals, oval cartouche with townscape at “6”, engraved sun symbol at the pendant, rear bell. Dial: silver, Champlevé, inlaid radial Roman hours, central rotating alarm disc with Arabic numerals, blued hands. Movm.: full plate movement, keywind, signed, gilt, chain/fusee, pierced barrel for alarm, 1 hammer, baluster movement pillars, applied blued iron click work, three-arm iron balance, brass balance bridge with signs of the zodiac on a blued silver cover. Pierre Mestral 日內瓦 — 早期日內瓦雙層錶殼懷錶,附鬧鈴 40494  C: 2 D: 2, 51 M: 2, 41  6.500 - 8.500 EUR 7.200 - 9.400 USD 58.500 - 76.500 HKD Estienne Baillon à Paris, 58 mm, 198 g, circa 1705  A rare verge pocket watch “Oignon” with alarm Case: silver, bezel with volutes and baroque strap work ornamentation, reverse side with open work decoration around the edge and four engraved cartouches with animals representing the four seasons, rear bell, large lateral hinge. Dial: enamel, radial Roman hours, central rotating alarm disc, blued steel hands. Movm.: fine full plate movement, applied, florally engraved and pierced silver ornaments, firegilt, signed, chain/ fusee, florally engraved barrel for alarm train, Egyptian movement pillars, 1 hammer, three-arm steel balance, fine florally engraved, pierced balance bridge with mythological birds. Estienne Baillon (1678-1748) Estienne Baillon was born 1678 in Rouen, as son of Jean-Baptiste Baillon. He became a master clockmaker in 1691 and moved to Paris in 1704, where he married Marie-Thérèse Blin in 1708. In 1708 Baillon also established himself at the “Galeries du Louvre”; in 1713 he became a citizen of Paris. He was the educating master of Jaques Thuret. Estienne Baillon 巴黎 — 罕見的早期”Oignon”懷錶,附鬧鈴 40277  C: 2, 23 D: 2, 16 M: 2, 41  4.200 - 5.000 EUR 4.700 - 5.500 USD 37.800 - 45.000 HKD