London, South Kensington
9 April 2003
BOVET FLEURIER: A SILVER GILT OPEN FACED ENAMEL AND PEARL SET CENTRE SECONDS CYLINDER POCKET WATCH FOR THE CHINESE MARKET
signed Bovet Fleurier, circa 1840.
gilt finished movement with chased foliate decoration, standing barrel, white enamel dial with Roman numerals, centre seconds, case with split pearl set bezels, pendant and bow, the back decorated with a central scene of a young girl holding a goat surrounded by orange translucent enamel on a guilloche background, reeded band, inside back cover with central cartouche inscribed with chinese characters, dial signed, diameter 34mm.
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