Pocket Watches

Pocket watch-shaped musical pendant in the box

    Pocket watch-shaped musical pendant in the box


    Circa 1820

    Gold, enamel, glass, metal alloys; embossing, guilloche

    2.7 cm in diameter
    0.5 cm thick

    On the hub with ring: "3", "3825"


    Musical mechanical pendant in round gold case imitating pocket watch, with dial, rear lid and movement lever in the shape of a hub with ring. The rear lid is decorated with geometric guilloche patterns and raised floral ornament.

    Gold dial with guilloche centre, with black numerals and graduations of hours' scale (minutes' - divided into 60 draduations, and hours' - divided into 12 - with Roman numerals), and blued steel Breguet hands. Musical movement is winded while the wrist rotetes. The music movement with barrel and comb, with steel reeds.

    The pendant is stored in wooden box covered with red leather.