« Montre Médaillon de Souscription à Tact à Diamant » by Abraham Louis Breguet

Description

Important pocket watch of museum quality. This « Montre à Tact » (N°694, Case N°1564) has been made for Mr Nitot, jeweller to the Emperor Napoleon and founder of the House Chaumet.

This watch is one of five luxurious souscription watches with exquisite large diamond ornamentation made for the members of the Bonaparte family.

Literature

BREGUET, E. (1997).Breguet Horloger depuis 1775.Paris: Alain de Gourcuff, p. 162-163.

 

Period

Paris, 1801

Dimensions

Diameter : 51 mm

Weight : 51 g

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