RELÓGIO DE PAREDE
relógio de parede
Qianlong reign Sandalwood Clock, made in the Imperial Workshops of the Forbidden City. Shaped as a tower with double eaves and terraces. The first story houses a gilded copper dial with the Qianlong reign mark, above which are two smaller dials. The left dial indicates the night watches and the right dial specifies the 24 lunar segments of a year. Its chime vary in pitch to mark the different times of the day. The night watches chimed 108 times each night in accord with different lunar periods.