ILBERY BOUQUET OF SUMMER FLOWERS ENAMEL AND 18K GOLD
Ilbery, London, No. 6407. Made for the Chinese market, circa 1835.
Very fine and rare, 18K gold and painted on enamel, pearl-set, center-seconds pocket
watch with duplex escapement. Accompanied by a hardstone winding key.
Two-body, "Chinese", the back finely painted on enamel with a bouquet of summer
flowers on a translucent red enamel over sunray engine-turning, half-pearl set bezels,
pendant and bow, spring-loaded glazed cuvette mounted on the movement ring.
White enamel, radial Roman numerals, outer minute and seconds divisions with
fifteen-minute/seconds Arabic numerals. Pink spade hands.
45 mm. gilt brass fully engraved "Chinese" caliber, 12 jewels, free-standing barrel,
ruby duplex escapement, three-arm, uncut-bimetallic balance with flat balance spring,
diamond endstone, index regulator.