A very rare late 18th Century French quarter repeater with Sully's escapement in a silver consular case. Deep full plate fire gilt fusee movement with five slender turned pillars. Small pierced and engraved cock with unusual forked foot, garnet endstone in a polished steel setting. Polished steel regulator set below the plain three arm gilt balance, blue steel spiral hairspring. Very rare Sully type frictional rest escapement. Vertical brass escape wheel, the teeth with double impulse faces acting on two polished steel pallets mounted directly on the balance staff. Push pendant quarter repeating on a bell in the case. Winding through the signed white enamel dial, Roman numerals, gilt beetle and poker hands. Plain silver consular case, silver push pendant.