BOVET FLEURIER BOUQUET YELLOW GOLD AND ENAMEL
Bovet, Fleurier, No. 5325. Made for the Chinese market, circa 1870.
Fine and rare, yellow gold and painted on enamel center-seconds pocket
watch with mirror-polished movement and Jacot duplex escapement.
Two-body, the bezels, pendant and bow decorated with turquoise, red,
blue and green champlevé enamel and gold flowers and leaves, the back
panel painted with a fine composition of flowers on a turquoise ground.
Hinged gold-rimmed glazed cuvette.
White enamel with radial narrow Roman numerals, outer minutes/seconds
divisions, Arabic quarter hour numerals. Blued steel spade hands.
Mirror-polished "Chinese" caliber with mirror polished wheel train
and bridges, standing barrel, jeweled to the center, Jacot duplex escapement,
three-arm bimetallic compensation balance with wedge shaped
brass weights, flat balance spring, blue steel index regulator.