Gold and Enamel Quarter Repeating French Verge


Signed   Frisart a Paris
Circa   1770
Diameter   46 mm       Depth   14 mm

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An 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 gilt indicator.  Push pendant quarter repeating on two gold blocks in the case.  Wound through the fully restored signed white enamel dial, Arabic numerals, decorative pierced gold hands.  Fine 18 carat gold and enamel consular case decoratively chased and engraved.  Unusual polychrome enamel to the scene of a basket of fruit standing in front of agricultural implements.   Maker’s mark “IPC” below a crown.