Jean Drouynot à Poytiers, 53 mm, 124 g, circa 1640
A rare one-handed verge pocket watch. Drouynot (or Drouinot) born in Franche-Comté, is recorded as being in Poitiers in 1623. Case: silver, polished, the back side with circular ring ornamentation, large lateral hinge. Dial: silver, champlevé, heart-shaped cartouches with inlaid radial Roman numerals, florally engraved centre part, blued iron single hand. Movm.: fine full plate movement, keywind, signed, gilt, chain/fusee, fluted baluster movement pillars, three-arm iron balance, fine florally engraved, pierced silver balance cock.
Estimate 5,500 - 7,000 €
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