Gold and Enamel French Verge


Signed   Berthoud   a Paris
Circa   1780
Diameter   40 mm       Depth   9mm

1 in stock


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 gilt indicator.  Round pillars. Winding through the signed white enamel dial, Roman and Arabic numerals, decorative stone set hands.  Fine gold consular case, gold pendant, number corresponding to that on the movement, stirrup bow.  Bezels decorated with foliate green and white cloisonne enamel.  Wide band or translucent orange enamel over an engine turned ground.  Circular centre of cloisonne enamel on a matted gold ground.