AN IMPORTANT COLLECTION FROM A FAMILY TRUST
SIGNED BERTHOUD, PARIS, CIRCA 1780
BERTHOUD. AN INTERESTING THREE-COLOURED GOLD VERGE WATCH WITH CONCEALED EROTIC SCENE
Signed Berthoud, Paris, circa 1780
With gilt brass movement, verge escapement, pierced and engraved decorative cock, turned baluster pillars, white enamel dial with Roman numerals, Arabic five minute divisions, case with three-coloured gold floral decoration to the borders, a small catch when opened revealing a mythological scene of a lady and a god being caught in an erotic act by a satyr in the fields, movement signed, case stamped SS
40 mm. diam.