“East Mountain Re-creation and Harmony – Yantai Watch and Clock Culture Heritage Exhibition and Tasting Meeting” was opened in Fushan District, Yantai City. Fugui Kangfuzhong, Fulu Wandaizhong, the Forbidden City four-sided clock, Shengshi Zhongkui, Silk Road Bell and other more than 100 pieces of watches and clocks exhibited.
It is reported that the art clocks on display are designed by domestic art masters, and combine traditional Chinese culture techniques such as wood carving, cloisonne, interior painting and ceramics, which are dazzling and beautiful.
On the same day, the "Fourth School of Chinese Classical Clocks - The Summit of the Formation and Historical Status of Yanzhong" was held. Zhong Liansheng, a master of Chinese arts and crafts, and Wang Jin, a researcher at the Palace Museum, and Wang Jin, a master of watch repair, gave a detailed introduction to the historical origins of the smoke clock. , social status, aesthetic value and artistic characteristics.
It is reported that China's modern mechanical clock industry began in 1915. National industrialist Li Dongshan invested in Yantai to open the first clock factory in China's clock manufacturing industry - Yantai Baoshi Clock Factory, and in 1918 successfully made the first batch of wall clocks on the market.