Gold and Turquoise-set Open-face Watch, France, c. 1848, garnet and turquoise bezel enclosing the roman numeral and multicolored engraved dial, swing-out single-plate key-wind, key-set, chain fusee movement with verge escapement, and pierced balance cock, floral engraved and gem-set case back, hallmark stamped on interior case back. dia. 42 mm, 53g.
Winding setting and ticking at time of cataloging. Little wear to case, clean movement. Case scratch tested 16/18k but is not marked.
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