French, 74 x 95 mm, 348 g, circa 1700
An extremely rare, large one-handed rock crystal neck watch in the shape of a crucifix with chain
Case: silver, cruciform rock crystal bowl, rock crystal on all sides to fold out, faceted. Dial: silver. Movm.: cruciform brass full plate movement, verge escapement, applied floral decorations, gut/fusee, blued screws, three-arm brass balance.
An exceptionally large and heavy rock crystal clock. The dial is decorated with four exquisitely engraved hunting scenes; the movement and the gilt balance cock are also abundantly ornamented.