LAFORGE ART NOUVEAU PENDANT
WATCH & BROOCH GOLD,
DIAMOND & RUBY
J. Laforge, Besançon, No. 13188. Made circa 1900.
Fine and very elegant, Art Nouveau, 18K gold, rose-cut diamond
and ruby-set lady's keyless pendant watch with a detachable
matching gold, pearl, diamond and ruby-set brooch. Accompanied
by a period fitted box.
Four-body, polished, the back cover decorated with an asymmetrical
leaf-scroll and lattice design in relief, set with rose-cut
diamonds and rubies. Hinged gold cuvette.
White enamel with radial Roman numerals, outer minute track
and large 24-hour numerals. Gold Louis XV hands.
10''', matte gilt, 8 jewels, cylinder escapement, three-arm balance,
flat balance spring, index regulator.