Antique French Gothic Revival 18K Gold, Amethyst & Diamond Pocket Watch
Antique French Gothic Revival 18K Gold, Amethyst & Diamond Pocket Watch. The watch case is in excellent estate condition and ready to wear. The watch movement does not run well and needs to be repaired or tuned. The dial is perfect condition. The The watch movement is Swiss. The case is hallmarked with the French 750 18K gold eagle head and the Chimera mark for imported 18K gold watches. This mark was only used from 1838 - 1893.
The inside of the watch is monogrammed M.B.G. . The box is monogramed V.H.T with the crown of a count over it. The inside of the box is marked "E. Morgan Joaillier 10 Av Massena NICE / 17. Rue de la Paix PARIS / Succ. de la Maison BASSOT"
The piece is studded with 15 foil backed amethysts that come to about 36 carats as well as 119 rose cut diamonds and 12 single cut diamonds coming to approximately 2 carats of diamonds.
The watch measures 28mm in diameter, the entire piece measures about 3.75" long and weighs a total of 50.7 grams