Pocket watch « The Forge of Love » with automatons and music attributed to Henry Capt
Gold, enamel and pearl-set pocket watch with automatons in three colour gold. The automaton scene representing two cherubs working in a forge, one making weapons for Venus while another sharps the arrows. The back case is decorated by a royal blue translucent enamel on engine-turning.
The watch is unsigned, attributed to Henry Capt in Geneva.
Sold to a Chinese private collector.
Geneva ca. 1800
Diameter : 41,5 mm