THE LOVER'S SERENADE ENAMEL
HEART-SHAPED WATCH CASE GILT
Swiss. With British import stamps for 1819-1820.
Fine and elegant, large and rare heart-shaped, gilt brass
and painted on enamel heart-shaped case revealing a
hinge mounted silver openface pocket watch.
Two-body, "heart", blue guilloche enamel representing
a multi-color bouquet, the back cover decorated with
a painted on enamel scene of a lover's serenade in a parc,
opening to reveal a hinge mounted pocket watch holder
with stand to hold in the upright position.
White enamel, Arabic numerals, outer minute track.
Blued steel spade hands.
Gilt, three-quarter plate, elongated straight-line lever
escapement, cut bimetallic compensation balance, blued
steel Breguet balance spring, index regulator.