20th Century Babylon

Boucheron multi-gem lapel watch, c. 1925. The diamond, onyx and black enamel stylized vase, with pearl, carved sapphire and emerald flowers, enclosing a watch with square dial, Roman numerals and blued-steel hands to the reverse, suspended from a graduated baguette-cut diamond line and twin gem-set cornucopia surmount, mechanical movement View Larger

Boucheron multi-gem lapel watch, c. 1925. The diamond, onyx and black enamel stylized vase, with pearl, carved sapphire and emerald flowers, enclosing a watch with square dial, Roman numerals and blued-steel hands to the reverse, suspended from a graduated baguette-cut diamond line and twin gem-set cornucopia surmount, mechanical movement