A10433

Unusual Decorative Gold Quarter Repeater

£4,500.00

Signed  Chevalier  a Paris
Circa   1790
A late 18th Century French quarter repeating verge in an unusual glazed consular case.
Diameter   41 mm         

1 in stock

Description

A late 18th Century French quarter repeating verge in an unusual glazed consular case.  Full plate gilt fusee movement.  Finely pierced and engraved bridge cock, plain three arm gilt balance with blue steel spiral hairspring.  Silver regulator dial with gilt indicator.  Push pendant dumb quarter repeating on two blocks in the case.  Winding through the white enamel dial, Arabic numerals, gilt hands.  Unusual consular case with glazed hinged back protecting the two colour gold decoration on the back depicting a scene in an oval.

The use of a glazed cover over the decoration is a very unusual feature.