Lot No. 177 (94th Auction)
Louis Nicolas Prevost, Geneva, 54 mm, 148 g, circa 1720

A rare pair-cased verge pocket watch with alarm
Case: outer case - silver, engraved. Inner case - silver, rear bell. Dial: enamel. Movm.: fine full plate movement, keywind, chain/fusee, 1 hammer, three-arm brass balance.

The outer case of this pocket watch by Louis Nicolas Prevost is decorated with a simple but fine geometrical pattern. The inner case is equally lovingly finished; the scroll ornaments are open-worked for a better alarm signal. There is also a cartouche with engraved view of a town. The watch has a lavishly decorated balance staff and an unusual engraved gold barrel for the alarm. A watch of high quality.
Estimate  4,500 - 6,000 €
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