12 May 2014
This lot is offered without a reserve
Ferdinand Berthoud. A decorative 18K gold, enamel and pearl-set openface verge watch
Signed Ferdinand Berthoud, no. 8217, circa 1800
Gilt-finished verge movement, chain fusée, finely pierced and engraved balance cock, white enamel dial, Arabic numerals, gold arrow hands, circular case with pearl-set bezel and rim, reverse with translucent royal blue enamel over engine-turned background, centred by polychrome champlevé enamel vase with flowers surrounded by a wreath, with later gilt metal chain and gilt metal and agate seal, dial and movement signed
51.5 mm. diam.
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