DECORATIVE DOUBLE CASED QUARTER REPEATER – 1830

Signed J F Bautte a Geneve
Circa 1830
Diameter 38 mm

Materials Gold

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£4,200.00

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Step into the elegance of the early 19th century with the Decorative Double Cased Quarter Repeater from 1830, ‍a stunning example of Swiss horological craftsmanship. This exquisite timepiece, signed by the renowned J F Bautte a Geneve, is a testament to the artistry and precision of its era. Housed in a‍ unique double gold and enamel case,⁢ the watch features ​a slim keywind ⁣gilt bar⁣ movement with a ⁢suspended going barrel, a plain cock‍ with polished steel regulator, and an uncut bimetallic balance with a spiral‌ hairspring. The polished steel cylinder ⁢and steel escape wheel further enhance‌ its⁤ mechanical allure. The​ push-pendant quarter repeating mechanism on two polished steel gongs offers a melodic reminder of the ⁢passage of time, while the white enamel dial with Roman numerals and gilt hands exudes classic sophistication. The inner 18-carat open face case is adorned with engine-turned engravings and scolloped bezels, all meticulously wound and set through the signed gold cuvette. The outer case, matching the inner in shape, features a hinged back and front bezel decorated with intricate blue ​and white ‍enamel. Measuring 38 mm in diameter, this masterpiece is not just a watch​ but a⁢ piece of history, encapsulating the‍ grandeur‍ and meticulous ⁣detail of‌ 1830s Swiss watchmaking.

This is an early 19th Century Swiss quarter repeating cylinder watch which comes in an unusual double gold and enamel case. The watch features a slim keywind gilt bar movement with a suspended going barrel, a plain cock with polished steel regulator, an uncut bimetallic balance with a spiral hairspring, and a plain three-arm gilt balance with a blue steel spiral hairspring. The polished steel cylinder and steel escape wheel also make this watch stand out. Additionally, it has a push-pendant quarter repeating mechanism on two polished steel gongs, a white enamel dial with Roman numerals and gilt hands.

The inner 18-carat open face case boasts of an engine turned and engraved back, while the scolloped bezels are wound and set through the signed gold cuvette. The gold outer case is uniquely shaped to match the inner case and has a hinged back and front bezel which is decorated with blue and white enamel. This magnificent timepiece is signed by J F Bautte a Geneve and dates back to around 1830. The watch has a diameter of 38 mm and is truly a masterpiece of horological art.

Signed J F Bautte a Geneve
Circa 1830
Diameter 38 mm

Materials Gold

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