Small Gold and Enamel Swiss Cylinder


Anonymous    Swiss
Circa   1870
Diameter   36 mm         

1 in stock


A late 19th Century Swiss cylinder in a gold and enamel open face case.  Keywind gilt bar movement with suspended going barrel. Plain cock with polished steel regulator, plain three arm gilt balance with blue steel spiral hairspring. Polished steel cylinder, steel escape wheel.  Gold dial, matted centre with engraved floral decoration, Roman numerals, blue steel hands.  Small engraved 18 carat open face case.  Button in the pendant to open the sprung back, polychrome enamel decoration of a floral bouquet on a light blue ground, scalloped border.  Wound and set through the gold cuvette.