Jaquet Droz Painted Enamel Hebe Pocket Watch
Inventory Number: PW1909001LO
Exhibition Time: 2019.09.30 to 2019.10.31
Attributed to Jaquet-Droz for the Chinese market, circa 1790. The gold case set with pearls and rubies, central seconds and three melodies on five gongs. The painted enamel case-back depicts a mythological scene with Hebe and Jupiter’s eagle. Musical train with 5 wheels and flywheel, sprocket barrel with 5 bells and 5 hammers, carillon with 3 melodies controlled by cams and triggered by a button on the pendant.
On loan from the collection of Jaquet Droz, Swiss.