"THE FOUNTAIN OF LOVE" SWISS
POCKET WATCH ENAMEL AND YELLOW GOLD
Swiss, "The Fountain of Love," Pocket Watch. Made circa 1800.
Very fine, 18K yellow gold and enamel pocket watch.
Two-body, "Directoire," hinged, the back with a finely painted on
enamel scene depicting a couple by a fountain set with rose-cut diamonds,
royal blue translucent enamel background over engine-turning,
bezel decorated with white and blue enamel triangles and paillons
Off-white enamel with radial Roman numerals, outer minute track,
outermost Arabic 5-minute markers. Gold cathedral hands.
Gilt brass full plate with cylindrical pillars, fusee with chain, verge
escapement, plain brass three-arm balance, flat balance spring, gilt
brass continental clock, polished steel end-piece.