Gold Powder box with watch

A prestigious gold enamel powder box with concealed watch, set with half pearls

The square case has the form of a purse and opens up to show a small mirror and powder compartment inside. Front and back are decorated with engraved foliate scrolls and flowers. The front has a hinged cover that conceals the watch. It is finely decorated with translucent cobalt blue enamel over an engine turned ground with an engraved flower set with split pearls.

  • Case: gold, enamel, half pearls.
  • Dial: enamel
  • Movement.: bridge movement, cylinder escapement, three-arm brass balance.
  • Dimensions : 67 x 51 x 16 mm.
  • Weight : 83g.
  • Period : Swiss ca. 1830.
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