Pocket Watches

Pocket watch-shaped music pendant in the box

    Pocket watch-shaped music pendant in the box

    Switzerland

    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"

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

    The gold dial has guilloche centre, with black numerals and graduations of the hours' scale (minutes' - divided into 60 draduations, and hours' - divided into 12 - with Roman numerals), and Breguet hands in blued steel. Hand rotating winds the music movement.

    The music movement with a barrel and a comb with steel teeth (reeds).

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

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    Инв.2091.S/MMP