*Jean Marchand for Gibeau Paris 1915 Egyptian revival sterling silver watch with fob brooch
A beautiful Egyptian revival watch from Gibeau Paris.
An antique transitional art nouveau and art deco piece, created by Jeanne Marchand in Paris France, circa 1915. It is crafted in blackened patinated sterling silver and charcoal gray Bakelite and embellished with 12 natural turquoises cabochons of 3 mm.
Designed, with the popular Egyptian revival motifs from the period, depicting two pharaoh portraits, wearing a nemes headdress. This piece is composed by 4 parts, linked together by silver chains and is suited at the reverse with a hinged flat piece to be used in a pocked and with an optional loop to be hang into a chain.
The dial is made from white porcelain, 60 minutes and inscribed "GIBEAU 14 PALAIS ROYALE". The mechanical movement is French and is protected by a clear beveled glass. The inside part only show one service scratched inscription, 10400.
Has a total weight of 69.7 grams and a measures of 48 mm by 152 mm (1.89 X 6 Inches).
Stamped, with French hallmarks; the boar's head mark for the assay guaranty of the silver, the Jeanne Marchand, maker's cartouche J.M. and signed, "GIBEAU PARIS 14 PALAIS ROYALE"
We can't track any reference for Gibeau Paris, but the mark of Jeanne Marchand is related to others French horology pieces from the same period.
A truly collectors piece in great vintage condition.
INVENTORY REF: P0000TENV /.1111