Pocket Watch - Dimier, Geneva, circa 1850 Reg. No: ST 023630
- Ladies pocket watch, gold case set with pearls, enamel painting of birds and flowers on back cover, Dimier, Geneva, circa 1850.
Jean Antoine Dimier was active in Geneva from around 1835 to his death in 1863. He exported watches in gilt brass, or gold and enamel, cases, often with a pearl-set floral decor.
- Gold case set with pearls. Enamel painting of bird and flowers on back cover. White enamel dial has black roman numerals and centre seconds hand. Red jewelled balance wheel
Key wound spring; duplex escapement. Scale fast to slow.
|Dimensions:||2 cm (Width), 6.2 cm (Diameter)|
|Tagged with:||key watches, ladies watches, pocket watches, geneva hong kong, horology|
|Themes this item is part of:||Science & Measurement Collection|
|Inscriptions:||Works are marked 'Dimier Geneve'.|
|Maker:||Dimier, Geneva, Switzerland, circa 1850|
|References:||Dictionnaire des Horlogers Genevois, by Osvaldo Patrizzi, Antiquorum Editions, 1998.|