Gold chatelaine and quarter-repeating watch - London, UK - Late 18th c. - Enamels made in 1777, painted by William Hopkins Craft (1730?-1810). The gold outer case of the watch is covered with a translucent green enamel over a patterned ground. The two profile portraits in grisaille enamel of King George III of England (reigned 1760-1811) and Queen Charlotte. The remaining enamels are based on neo-classical motifs well known at the time.
Pleasing Russian silver sewing chatelaine, circa 1840
Chatelaine Created by, Alphonse Fouquet Paul Grandhomme enameller Charles Beranger enameller Sèvres , 1878 Materials and techniques: Chased gold, enamel painted on nacdre, rose-cut diamonds.
Louvre OA8607, gilt chatelaine with enamelled pictures of ladies, a watch, and charms, Paris, c. 1767-1800