3 December 2008,
Price Realised HKD 81,250
PATEK PHILIPPE, LA SOURCE
GOLD, ENAMEL AND DIAMOND-SET PAIR-CASED WATCH
SIGNED PATEK PHILIPPE & CO., RETAILED BY SPAULDING & CO., CHICAGO, MOVEMENT 120'990, CASE 231'750, MANUFACTURED IN 1902
Calibre 10''', 18 jewels, Earnshaw balance, white enamel dial with dauphine numerals, inner 18k gold case decorated throughout with translucent flinqué enamel with gilded engravings, the central plaque with painted miniature enamel scene of two young cherubs, the outer "Liseuse"-style case in finely detailed repoussé depicting their seated mother reading, movement signed and numbered, additional signed by the retailer, dial signed by the retailer, inner case numbered
Diameter: 32 mm.
New York +1 212 636 2000
London +44 (0)20 7839 9060
Hong Kong +852 2760 1766
Shanghai +86 21 6355 1766
+852 2978 9920
Accompanied by a Patek Philippe Extract from the Archives.
Similar pair-cased watches are illustrated in Patek Philippe Pocket watches by Martin Huber & Alan Banbery, 1982, p. 126 - 128.
This lot is offered without reserve.