Product Detail

Gold and Enamel French Verge Pocket Watch

Price : £4,300.00
Circa 1790
Diameter   39 mm         

A late 18th Century French verge in a gold and enamel consular case.  Full plate gilt fusee movement.  Finely pierced and engraved bridge cock with steel coqueret, plain three arm gilt balance with blue steel spiral hairspring.  Silver regulator dial with blue steel indicator.  Winding through the signed white enamel dial with Roman and Arabic numerals, fine diamond set pierced silver hands.   Gold consular case, the bezels decorated with green, red and white enamel in a floral pattern repeated in the centre of the back.  Wide border of translucent pale blue enamel over an engine turned ground surrounded by white faux enamel pearls.  Round gold pendant surmounted by a single diamond.

Signed       Barbier le Jeune Paris