Gold and Enamel French Repeater


Signed   Baillon Paris
Circa   1770
Diameter   43 mm       Depth   13 mm

1 in stock


A mid 18th Century French quarter repeating verge in a gold and enamel consular case.  Full plate gilt fusee movement.  Finely pierced and engraved bridge cock with steel coqueret, plain three arm steel 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 signed white enamel dial, Roman numerals for the hours separated with white stones, Arabic minute numerals.  Decorative stone set hands. Gold and enamel consular case, the back set with a polychrome plaque depicting a couple in a garden.  Narrow stone set border to the scene and front bezel.