Fine large and slim French 18K gold and painted enamel virgule antique pocket watch
circa 1800 signed Breguet.
The back with a painted enamel scene of a mother and child in a classical setting
against a cobalt blue enamel background over engine turning
within enamel borders enriched with gold foil. The front bezel and pendant
similarly decorated. Restoration in hard enamel with some surface unevenness.
White enamel (minor edge chip) with black numerals and gold Breguet hands.
Ultra flat and rare gilt virgule movement.
Abraham Louis Breguet was perhaps the greatest watchmaker of all time.
His fame was so great that many of his contemporaries signed his name to their
products. This fine watch was not made by Breguet.
|| Very Good - Excellent
Diameter 57 mm
NOTE: The small circles or shadows in some of our photos
are reflections of the camera lens. Since this watch is much smaller than in the
enlarged photos, a tiny blemish or imperfection that you could not see when looking
at the actual watch can appear very large in the photos.