18th Century Rare  French Beaded Pocket Watch Case with Balloon Motif18th Century Rare  French Beaded Pocket Watch Case with Balloon Motif18th Century Rare  French Beaded Pocket Watch Case with Balloon Motif18th Century Rare  French Beaded Pocket Watch Case with Balloon Motif

This rare French Beaded Pocket Watch Case with Balloon Motif, circa 1790, has gilt bronze frame and beaded exterior with articulated balloon to center of cartouche, exterior band with floral and French colloquialism IL EST L'ESPERANCE.

Size: 2 inches high by 2 inches wide (5.1 by 5.1 cm)

PROVENANCE: Bonhams, Fine Ballooning Art: The Property of a Gentleman, 16 December 1991, Lot. 21.

Condition: Beaded cover loose near catch; mild wear near catch. Presenting well with wear commensurate with age and use.

Item ID: A1880


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18th Century Rare French Beaded Pocket Watch Case with Balloon Motif

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