Ref #: EJWAT4823
Madame de Pompadour Portrait Pocket Watch
Antique jeweled pocket watch, the back centering on an oval-shaped painted portrait of a young Madame de Pompadour, the official chief mistress of Louis XV and one of the most powerful members of the French court during his reign, the portrait surrounded by rose-cut diamonds and a foliate patterned wreath, the front with a white dial signed "Lepine Paris" and rose-cut diamond surround, with a fusee chain movement, mounted in a gold case, circa 18th century, numbered 4822, designed by Lepine Paris. Comes with fitted box marked "Au Palais Royal P. Baylac Toulouse." 33mm width and 37mm length including stem.
With a few missing diamond accents, but otherwise, the watch is in superb shape.