Pocket Watches

Music mechanical pocket watch, with a key

    Music mechanical pocket watch, with a key

    France, Paris

    circa 1820

    Maker Louis Mallet

    Gold, enamel, glass, metal alloys, pearls; painted enamel, guilloche, engraving

    3.8 x 1.2 cm

    Engraved on the smooth surface of the movement's lid: "L.Mallet a Paris"

    Movement with balance wheel, spring-powered cyliner escapement, a music barrel and comb; the watch is wound with a key, which is also used to set the hands. The key is inscribed: "WATCH MAKER AND JEWELLER" and "T HOS SUTCLIFFE THE CROSS ELLAND"

    Инв.5604.S/MMP