chinese market watch;
- Museum number
ONE OF A PAIR OF ORNAMENTAL ORIENTAL-VASE WALL CLOCKS WITH BOVET FLEURIER CYLINDER WATCH MOVEMENT Centre-seconds watch.
Separate cocks and a bridge for the train; hanging going-barrel, Geneva stop-work [now missing]
Cylinder escapement, steel cylinder, steel 3-arm balance.
White enamel dial, hours I-XII, minutes 15,30,45,60, 1/5 seconds.
Oriental gilt-china "vase" case, flat back for wall hanging, bezel set with red pastes.
Inscription on base.
- Production date
Height: 21.20 centimetres (case)
- Not on display
Latest: 3 (Aug 2018)
3 (Oct 1995) Stop-work ring missing from the barrel.
- 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.1503 (Ilbert Collection)
Previous owner/ex-collection number: K32 (Ilbert Ledger)