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    Sale 1992

    Important Watches

    24 April 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 5

    PATEK PHILIPPE. A LADY'S RARE STAINLESS STEEL AND MOTHER-OF-PEARL WRISTWATCH WITH DATE AND BRACELET

    SIGNED PATEK PHILIPPE, "SCULPTURE", MOVEMENT NO. 3077981, CASE NO. 4005849, REF. 4891/1, CIRCA 2000

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    PATEK PHILIPPE. A LADY'S RARE STAINLESS STEEL AND MOTHER-OF-PEARL WRISTWATCH WITH DATE AND BRACELET
    SIGNED PATEK PHILIPPE, "SCULPTURE", MOVEMENT NO. 3077981, CASE NO. 4005849, REF. 4891/1, CIRCA 2000
    With quartz movement, the mother-of-pearl dial with applied Roman and dagger numerals, aperture for date, circular water-resistant-type case with raised bezel and down-turned flared lugs, blue enameled crown under a protective bar, the back secured by four screws, case, dial and movement signed, with a stainless steel Patek Philippe link bracelet and double deployant clasp
    26mm diam.


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    According to our research the present watch has never before appeared at auction. It is only one of 5 examples of the reference 4891-1A known to the market.

    Patek Philippe produced the Sculpture line for the Russian market. The form of the crown and its enhancement with enamel was meant to evoke the work of Faberge.