A10650

Gold Quarter Repeating Verge

£4,650.00

Anonymous    Swiss
Circa   1820
Diameter   53 mm         

1 in stock

Description

An early 19th Century quarter repeating verge with decorative dial in a gold open face case.  Full plate gilt fusee movement.  Semi-circular engraved bridge cock with steel coqueret visible through a shaped aperture in the gilt cuvette.  Plain three arm gilt balance with blue steel spiral hairspring above a richly engraved circular plate.  Push pendant quarter repeating on two steel gongs. Unusual engraved gold dial partly enamelled to emphasise the central scene of a shepherd addressing a King.  Black enamel Arabic numerals, blue steel Breguet hands. Faded engine turned gold open face case with ribbed middle, gold push pendant, sprung gilt cuvette.