An unusual early 19th Century French offset dial quarter repeating cylinder in a gold open face case. Keywind gilt bar movement, large suspended going barrel with blue and polished steel stopwork. Plain cock with blue steel regulator, 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. Attractive engine turned silver dial with chapter of Roman numerals offset towards twelve o'clock. Subsidiary seconds above the centre, blue steel Breguet hands. Engine turned 18 carat open face case with engine turned middle. Gold push pendant for the repeat with locking slide in the band. Wound and set through the signed gilt cuvette.