Tuesday, 05 November 2019 - Tuesday, 05 November 2019

Lecture on Antique Clock Archaeology and Auctions

Location: Eric Liddell Centre, Edinburgh Duration: 2 Hurs Register here


We are delighted that as part of our 5th Anniversary Celebrations Xu Kun (James Xu), the Director of an Antique Clock and Watch business and Vice Director of the Chinese Horology Association, Clock Research Department will be giving two free lectures at the Eric Liddell Centre in Edinburgh.

Antique clocks have always played an important role in the international decorative art market. Historically, the Chinese Imperial Palace always had close ties with imported antique clocks. The stories behind these mysterious instruments are enchanting and fascinating. These lectures are a great opportunity to learn about antique clocks, the technology involved in their creation and their history.




The second of these free lectures, will be a workshop on Antique Clock Archaeology and Auction, the topics that will be covered in this lecture are:

  • Antique Clock Appraisal
  • An introduction to Enamel Techniques
  • Guidelines to Antique Clock Auctions
  • The most important Chinese Market clock auction
  • The most influential Chinese Market watch auction