Decorative Double Cased Quarter Repeater


Signed   J F Bautte   a Geneve
Circa   1830
Diameter   38 mm         

1 in stock


An early 19th Century Swiss quarter repeating cylinder in an unusual double gold and enamel case.  Slim keywind gilt bar movement with suspended going barrel. Plain cock with polished steel regulator. uncut bimetallic balance with spiral hairspring. plain three arm gilt balance with blue steel spiral hairspring. Polished steel cylinder, steel escape wheel.  Push pendant quarter repeating on two polished steel gongs. white enamel dial with Roman numerals, gilt hands. The inner 18 carat open face case with engine turned and engraved back.  Scolloped bezels, wound and set through the signed gold cuvette.  The gold outer case shaped to match the inner case, hinged back and front bezel decorated with blue and white enamel.