A gold, enamel and pearl-set musical automaton watch, called The Theatre, made for the Chinese market. A couple is dancing in a Chinese pagoda while two Chinese musicians play their instruments. The band is decorated with sixteen enamelled and pearl-set panels with flowers. • Provenance: Time Museum in Rockford, Illinois, USA. • Note: A very similar watch is in the Fondation Edouard et Maurice Sandoz in Switzerland, but missing all the enamel decorations from the band. • Diameter: 62 mm.
The Horological Foundation Desk Diary Project.
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