GUEX WATCH PAINTED ON ENAMEL
Guex à Paris, No. 10599. Made circa 1790.
Fine and rare, gold, painted on enamel and rose-cut
diamond-set pocket watch.
Two-body, "Directoire", the bezel set with rose-cut
diamonds within a chased gold border, the back decorated
with translucent royal blue enamel decorated with a painted
scene of a landscape with a dog and two doves, gold paillon
urn in the center, applied diamond-set highlights and
White enamel with Arabic numerals, outer minute track
with Arabic five-minute numerals. Rose-cut diamond-set
39 mm., matte gilt full plate, fusee and chain, verge
escapement, three-arm brass balance, flat balance spring,
pierced and chased continental cock with polished steel
endplate, silvered regulation dial.