THE ART NOUVEAU BEETLE
ENAMEL YELLOW GOLD
Swiss. Made circa 1900.
Very fine and very rare, Art Nouveau yellow gold,
enamel and rose-cut diamond-set lady's keyless
pendant watch in the form of a beetle with
Four-body, spring-loaded wings, royal blue enamel
set with rose- cut diamonds, opening to reveal the
dial, the neck black enameled and set with diamonds,
diamond-set head, cabochon ruby eyes, hinged realistically
cast and chased underside. Glazed cuvette.
White enamel, blue Arabic numerals and red 12,
gilt dot outer minute track. Gilt spade hands.
7```, gilt, bar calibre, 8 jewels, cylinder escapement,
three-arm gilt balance, flat balance spring,