GOLD PURSE WITH WATCH BY BRANDT
A lady’s prestigious gold and enameled purse, made by Brandt, with concealed watch, set with diamonds.
A lady’s prestigious gold and enameled purse, made by Brandt, with concealed watch, set with diamonds. The purse has its original tortoiseshell box and is signed Brandt Genève.
The exquisite case has the form of a purse and opens up to show three cloth-lined compartments. Front and back are decorated with engraved floral motifs and lovingly chased ornamentation. The front has a hinged spring lid that conceals the watch. It is finely decorated with translucent cobalt blue enamel and engraved flower tendrils with diamonds representing the petals.
- Case : gold, enamel, diamonds.
- Dial : white enamel.
- Movement : bridge movement, cylinder escapement, three-arm brass balance.
Swiss, ca. 1850.
68 x 52 x 17 mm.
Weight : 77 g.