QUARTER-REPEATING DIANA & APOLLO
JACQUEMART AUTOMATON GOLD
Breguet a Paris, case No. 10563. Made circa 1820.
Fine and rare, gold, half skeletonised quarter repeating pocket
watch with automaton Jacks of Diana and Apollo
Three body, Empire, engine-turned with polished bezels, flat
band, bolt at 11 to lock the repeating. Hinged and sprung gilt
cuvette fitted to the movement ring.
Annular white enamel chapter-ring with Arabic numerals,
skeletonized with vari-colored gold "jacks" of Diana & Apollo
appearing to strike bells when the repeating is activated. Blued
steel Breguet hands.
GiIt brass full plate, fusee with chain, verge escapement, plain
3-arm gilt balance, engraved continental clock, polished under
dial repeating work striking with two hammers on two blued
steel gongs activated by depressing the pendant.
Cuvette signed by Breguet a Paris.