JUMP HOUR WATCH "HEURES SAUTANTES"
GOLD & ENAMEL
Swiss, Heures & Minutes, No. 3836. Made circa 1830.
Very fine, thin, 18K gold and enamel pocket watch with jump hours.
Four-body, the case, pendant and bow entirely decorated
with gold foliage and white champleve enamel flowers on a black
champleve enamel ground, glazed aperture for the jump-hours and
minutes dial in the front cover. Hinged gold cuvette.
Silver, engine-turned, aperture for minute divisions on a brushed
chapter ring with Arabic numerals, aperture for the hours below.
38 mm., matte gilt, jewelled cylinder escapement with plain
three-arm gold balance, flat balance spring, index regulator.
Cuvette signed "Paris" and numbered.