Switzerland, circa 1890
This charming Belle Époque antique 18K gold pendant was originally a Swiss made pendant-watch. The watch case was later converted into a locket.
The cover is finely enameled with a scene of a cupid aiming his bow and arrow at a dancing seminude beauty, flanked by engraved floral branches partially set with rose cut diamonds.
The pendant is marked with 750 gold standard (18K), Swiss Helvetia assay mark in the shape of a woman’s head, and export marks for France and Germany.
Diameter 28 mm (1 1/8 in.)
Total length with suspension ring 40 mm (1 1/2 in.)
Weight 8.66 grams