Patek Philippe. A fine and unique gilt brass and enamel solar-powered table clock
Patek Philippe. A fine and unique gilt brass and enamel solar-powered table clock

SIGNED PATEK PHILIPPE, GENÈVE, DÔME "CHINESE CARP", MOVEMENT NO. 1'804'693, REF. 1428, MANUFACTURED IN 1995

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Patek Philippe. A fine and unique gilt brass and enamel solar-powered table clock
Signed Patek Philippe, Genève, Dôme "Chinese Carp", movement no. 1'804'693, ref. 1428, manufactured in 1995
Cal. 33-21752 photo-electric cell, the quartz movement recharged by a solar panel, the silvered matt dial with black Roman numerals alternating with the Calatrava cross on raised gilt chapter ring, skeletonised hands, surrounded by four applied polychrome cloisonné enamel cherry blossoms and water-weed decorated panels, the cylindrical case with polychrome cloisonné enamel decoration depicting Chinese Carp and signed AMSB, the solar panel set into the domed revolving top, on three fluted feet, case and dial signed
220 mm. high

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Accompanied by Patek Philippe Certificate of Origin dated 17 October 1995, Extract from the Archives confirming production of the clock in 1995 and its subsequent sale on 29 September 1995, instruction booklet, a leather-bound colour image of the clock, all in a cardboard box, original fitted presentation box and outer packaging.

It is furthermore delivered with the description of the enamel decoration, reading

Chinese Carp
The decoration in cloisonné enamel on this unique Dome table-clock is inspired by two pictures; "The Nine Auspicious Carp" and "The Gold and Silver Carp".
Three fish decorate the dome, while nine fish are depicted on the three body-panels of the clock.
Cherry blossoms are shown on the upper dial-plates and water-weed on the lower plates.

Also delivered with a white acrylic exhibition panel printed with above description.
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