Georgian Enamel Watch Chatelaine, c. 1798, the watch case depicting a pair of lovers in a garden with split pearl border, suspended from an en suite chatelaine with guilloche enamel and rose-cut diamonds, 51 mm, total lg. 8 3/4 in.
Inscribed and dated 1798. Chatelaine tests for gold and gilt, watch is gold.
Please note that the movement is a later Swiss gilt movement and is not original.
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