A1702

Silver Champleve Dial Quarter Repeater

£7,200.00

Signed   Roger Dunster
Circa   1710
Diameter   53 mm       Depth   16mm

1 in stock

Description

An 18th Century English quarter repeating verge with champleve dial in decorative silver pair cases.  Deep full plate fire gilt movement with signed gilt dust cover pierced to reveal the index.  Pierced and engraved cock, pierced and engraved foot and plate for the silver regulator disc.  Fusee and chain with worm and wheel barrel setup between the plates.  Plain three arm gilt balance, blue steel spiral hairspring.  Push pendant quarter repeating on a bell in the case.  Signed silver champleve dial,  engraved gilt edge, Roman and Arabic numerals, blue steel beetle and poker hands.  Pierced and engraved silver pair cases, the inner with depictions of dragons and birds, small grotesque mask at six o’clock.  Silver push pendant and stirrup bow, steel pulse piece in the bezel.  Pierced and engraved silver repousse outer case decorated with cherubs and a central vacant cartouche.