The reigns of the Chinese Emperors call to mind incredible opulence and luxury, but did you know they were also avid timepiece collectors? Here is just a tiny portion of the immense Imperial collection.
STOMPer Tick wrote:
"Located in the Hall of Ancestral Worship is the Emperor's massive collection of clocks and watches.
"The collection dates back to the reigns of Emperor Qianlong and Jiaqing."