Gold and Enamel Quarter Repeater


Anonymous    Swiss
Circa   1790
Diameter   54 mm         

Out of stock


A late 18th Century 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 gilt balance with blue steel spiral hairspring.  Silver regulator dial with blue steel indicator.  Push pendant quarter repeating on a bell in the case.   Winding through the white enamel dial, Arabic numerals, blue steel Breguet hands.  Gold consular case, the plain bezels simply drilled to allow the bell to sound clearly.  Polychrome enamel back depicting classically dressed figures on a translucent dark blue enamel ground.