CHATELAIN QUARTER REPEATER
GOLD, ENAMEL &
(François-Charles) Chatelain à Paris, No. 341. Made circa
Very fine and rare, quarter-repeating, gold, enamel and
rose-cut diamond-set pocket watch.
Two-body, "Louis XVI", the bezel set with rose-cut
diamonds within a chased gold leaf and berry border
highlighted with translucent green and red enamel, the
pendant set with a large diamond, the bow further set with
diamonds, the back decorated with translucent royal blue
enamel with an applied diamond-set lattice, outer border
decorated to match the bezel.
White enamel with radial Arabic numerals, outer minute
track with Arabic five-minute numerals. Rose-cut diamond-
set fleur-de-lis hands.
34.5 mm., matte gilt full plate, fusee and chain, verge
escapement, three-arm brass balance, flat balance spring,
pierced and chased continental cock with polished steel
endplate, silvered regulation dial, repeating on a bell in the
back of the case activated by depressing the pendant.