Antique French pocket watch holder. Of gilt bronze or brass metal mounts, finished with casted floral appliques, and circular medallion on top fitted with a hook to display a pocket watch, locket or miniature portrait. Resting on four legs. Encasing a charming opaline glass dish by Baccarat. A lovely green color, the dish is patterned with fluting to the underside and bearing a circular Baccarat paper label. The renown cristallerie marked their wares with a paper label beginning in 1860, (which often got lost, worn or washed away), and did not use their permanent etched mark until 1936. In overall good antique condition with some wear to the gilt finish. Stands 5 3/4 tall x 3 5/8" wide x 4 1/8" deep. The circular medallion on top is 1 7/8" diameter. *pocket watch shown is not included, for display only.
Quality Antiques, Sterling Silver, Porcelain & Decorative Arts