chinese market watch;
- Museum number
SILVER-CASED FULL-PLATE DUPLEX CENTRE-SECONDS WATCH OF THE BOVET-FLEURIER TYPE.
Eight-day centre-seconds watch.
Separate cocks and a bridge for the train wheels; going barrel, 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.
Silver case with Chinese trade-mark and number.
- Production date
Diameter: 63.50 millimetres (case)
Diameter: 55.70 millimetres (dial)
Thickness: 20.50 millimetres
- Curator's comments
- For an example of the work of Alexandre Gaille see Chapuis, La Montre Chinoise, pl. opp. pg.178.
- Not on display
- Latest: 3 (2017)
- Acquisition date
- Britain, Europe and Prehistory
- Registration number
- Additional IDs
Previous owner/ex-collection number: A38/2 (Ilbert Ledger)
Previous owner/ex-collection number: CAI.1388 (Ilbert Collection)