REGNAULT "THE HEART" YELLOW GOLD AND ENAMEL
Regnault à Paris, No. 2329. Made circa 1800.
Very fine, rare and unusual, 18K gold and painted on enamel
Two-body, heart-shaped, foliate-chased borders and band,
hinged and sprung bezel with translucent royal blue enamel reserves
decorated with painted flowers and gold paillons within
white enamel line borders, the back with a finely painted
on enamel oval portrait of a young lady within a translucent
royal blue enamel border painted with cherubs and flowers
and with gold paillon decoration.
White enamel with Arabic numerals, dot minute
divisions and Arabic fifteen minute numerals, winding
aperture at 2. Gold beetle and poker hands.
36 mm., giIt brass full plate, fusee with chain, verge
escapement with micrometric potence adjustment,
plain 3-arm gilt balance, engraved continental clock,
polished steel endplate.