chinese market watch
- Museum number
SKELETONISED DUPLEX MOVEMENT OF FLEURIER TYPE WITH GLAZED COVER AND WHITE ENAMEL CENTRE SECONDS DIAL.
Separate cock for train wheels; going-barrel; geared stop-work. Plates etc engraved all over.
Duplex escapement, steel 3-arm balance.
White enamel dial, hours I-XII, minutes 15,30,45,60, 1/5th seconds.
Blued-steel hands, tip of minute hand missing.
- Production date
Diameter: 49.60 millimetres (dial)
Thickness: 15.40 millimetres
- Curator's comments
- For a similarly engraved plate see Chapuis, La Montre Chinois, pl. opp. pg.182
- Not on display
Latest: 5 (May 2018) active corrosion ##
5 (2017) lots of corrosion
5 (Aug 1995) Spade of minute hand broken.
- Acquisition date
- Acquisition notes
- Following the successful acquisition of the celebrated Ilbert collection of clocks (1958,1006 collection), prints and other related materials made possible by the generous donation of funds by Gilbert Edgar CBE Ilbert's watches were then acquired using funds provided by Gilbert Edgar, public donations and government funds.
- Britain, Europe and Prehistory
- Registration number
- Additional IDs
Previous owner/ex-collection number: CAI.1288 (Ilbert Collection)
Previous owner/ex-collection number: M78 (Ilbert Ledger)