Gem Set Gold French Quarter Repeating Verge


Signed   Gilbert a Paris
Circa   1780
Diameter   39 mm       Depth   9 mm

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A small late 18th Century quarter repeating French verge in a gem set three colour gold consular case.  Full plate gilt fusee movement.  Finely pierced and engraved bridge cock with steel coqueret.  Plain three arm gilt balance with blue steel spiral hairspring, silver regulator dial with blue steel indicator.  Push pendant quarter repeating on a bell in the case.  Wound through the white enamel dial, Arabic numerals, decorative stone set hands.  Three colour gold consular case an oval garden scene on the back depicting a dog barking at a bird.  Front bezel with applied gold decoration and set with a single row of white stones.  Discretely pierced to allow the bell to sound clearly, “a toc” button in the front bezel and a slide beneath for dumb repeat.