29 May 2008
ANTOINE PREZIUSO, "HOURS OF LOVE"
18K PINK GOLD MANUAL-WINDING TONNEAU-SHAPED WRISTWATCH WITH SWEEP SECONDS AND CONCEALED EROTIC AUTOMATON, LIMITED EDITION OF 30 PIECES
NO. 07/30, CIRCA 1999
Calibre ETA 2801, 17 jewels, the guilloched silvery dial with pink gold applied Arabic numerals on a plain reserve, sweep seconds, in two-part case, transparent back revealing a three-coloured gold engraved erotic scene motioned by the winding crown, 18k pink gold Antoine Preziuso buckle, case and dial signed
Dimensions: 34 x 33 mm.
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