An early 19th Century French quarter repeating lever in a gold open face case. Keywind gilt bar movement with suspended going barrel. Plain cock with blue steel regulator with gold pointer visible through an aperture in the cuvette. Plain three arm gilt balance with blue steel spiral hairspring, temperature compensation curb. Unusual form of double roller lever escapement. Pendant quarter repeating on two polished steel gongs. Engine turned silver dial, secret signature either side of the numeral twelve, offset subsidiary seconds, Roman numerals, gilt Breguet hands. Engine turned gold open face case with engine turned middle and bezels. Gold repeating push in the band at two o''clock which is pulled out and twisted a quarter of a turn before use. Signed and numbered gold cuvette secured by a single screw (lacking), apertures for winding, set and regulator index.