LORGNETTE WATCH GOLD & PAINTED ON ENAMEL
Bollotte à Paris, the movement Swiss. Made circa 1870.
Very fine and rare, 18K gold and painted on enamel folding
lorgnette with concealed watch.
Spring-loaded front cover decorated with a painted on
enamel panel depicting cupid on a flower swing against
a sky background, finely and deeply pierced and chased
bodydecorated with scrolls and flowers, the hinged and
sprung lorgnette released by a catch in the side, ring suspension
White enamel, radial Roman numerals, outer minute
track, set in a polished gold plate. Blued steel hands.
10 ½''', gilt brass bar caliber, 8 jewels, cylinder escapement,
plain gilt brass three-arm balance, blued-steel flat
balance spring, index regulator.