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    Sale 1417

    Rare Watches Including Nautilus 40 Part II

    14 November 2016, Geneva

  • Lot 2

    Patek Philippe. A group of 13 fine, rare and attractive limited edition Limoges porcelain and enamel dishes

    SIGNED PATEK PHILIPPE AND PORCELAINE DE LIMOGES, FRANCE, DATED 1997, 1998, 1999, 2001, 2002, 2004, 2008, 2009, 2010 AND 2011

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    Patek Philippe. A group of 13 fine, rare and attractive limited edition Limoges porcelain and enamel dishes
    Signed Patek Philippe and Porcelaine de Limoges, France, dated 1997, 1998, 1999, 2001, 2002, 2004, 2008, 2009, 2010 and 2011
    Each commemorating a unique timepiece produced by the manufacturer, comprising three pairs of small dishes of approximately 89 mm. x 117 mm., and seven large “vide poche” dishes of approximately 159 mm. x 196 mm.


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    The present dishes are from the private collection of the renowned jeweller and case maker Jean-Pierre Hagmann of Geneva who had received them through the years as presents from Patek Philippe. Preciously kept the dishes are in like new condition.

    Born in Geneva in 1940, Jean-Pierre Hagmann began his professional career as a goldsmith working for renowned companies such as Ponti Gennari, Gay Frères and J.-P. Ecoffey. In 1984 he founded his own company, specializing in the manufacture of custom-made high quality watch cases. He worked for several of the world's most famous watch manufactures, notably Patek Philippe, to whom he supplied amongst others cases for references 3974, 3979 and 5029, all models of the firm's "Grand Complication" series.

    Without a doubt the most skilled artisan and the point of reference for case making, Jean-Pierre Hagmann’s extraordinary production included around 1500 cases for minute repeating watches of which approximately a third was supplied to Patek Philippe.

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    Pre-Lot Text

    The Property of Jean-Pierre Hagmann