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Jaquet Droz Painted Enamel Hebe Pocket Watch


Release date:2019-09-05
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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.




 
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