Brand: Ferdinand Berthoud
Year: Circa 1790
Model: Pocket watch
Material: 18ct yellow gold
Features/complications: Open face case featuring an enamel scene, possibly Dutch, of three figures playing chess. Also features a protective outer case.
Dial: White enamel dial with outer minute track featuring black printed Arabic numeral hour markers with gold spade hands and winding aperture at 2 o'clock
Case dimensions: 35mm
Ferdinand Berthoud (1727 - 1807), was a scientist and watchmaker who became master watchmaker in Paris in 1753.Berthoud, who held the position of Horologist-Mechanic by appointment to the King and the Navy, left behind him an exceptionally broad body of work, in particular in the field of sea chronometers.