MUSEUM Qing Dynasty Chinese Duplex with jumping central second hand(seconde morte) silver case, Zodiac Dial watch circa 1860. Fine enamel colored dial depicting the traditional Chinese Zodiac and a sub dial with hours and minutes.
The rear case depicting an enamel portrait of the Chinese Empress CiXi. MUSEUM antique Qing Dynasty Chinese Duplex pocket watch with central seconds hand. Fine enamel Chinese Zodiac Dial. Amazing hand engraved Duplex style lever escapement movement,fully jeweled.Highly decorated 18k gold plated movement with a special balance wheel decorated with the Bat weights-to cast away the evil spirits according to the Chinese beliefs.Ruby endstone on balance wheel mounted in gold screwed Chaton settings.