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    Sale 12572

    Important Watches

    30 May 2016, Convention Hall

  • Lot 2643

    VAN CLEEF & ARPELS. A UNIQUE AND VERY FINE LADYS 18K WHITE GOLD AND DIAMOND-SET WRISTWATCH WITH MOTHER-OF-PEARL AND ROTATING ENAMEL DIAL

    SIGNED VAN CLEEF & ARPELS, THE LADY ARPELS CENTENARY MODEL, NO. 1/1, CASE NO. HH 10975, CIRCA 2006

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    VAN CLEEF & ARPELS. A UNIQUE AND VERY FINE LADYS 18K WHITE GOLD AND DIAMOND-SET WRISTWATCH WITH MOTHER-OF-PEARL AND ROTATING ENAMEL DIAL
    SIGNED VAN CLEEF & ARPELS, THE LADY ARPELS CENTENARY MODEL, NO. 1/1, CASE NO. HH 10975, CIRCA 2006
    Mechanical jewelled movement, finely hand-painted enamel dial depicting changing seasons with floral, butterfly, dragonfly and snowflake motifs rotating over a cycle of 365 days under the mother-of-pearl cap of cloud motif, circular case, pavé-set diamond bezel and band, diamond-set crown, bar lugs and terminals, glazed display snap on back revealing calendar with setting crown, 18k white gold and diamond-set Van Cleef & Arpels buckle, case, dial and movement signed
    36 mm. diam.
    US$38,000-57,000


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    With Van Cleef & Arpels fitted presentation box and outer packaging.

    The present Lady Arpels Centenaire model was made to commemorate of the 100th anniversary of Van Cleef & Arpels in 2006 and the present unique piece will be appealing to jewellery watch enthusiasts.