The following three lots, 142 - 144, the Property of a European Collector, are from Chopard's "Erotic" series, comprising wristwatches fitted with an erotic automaton made upon the special request of the purchaser. Consequently, each of these watches is unique not only by its relevant scene but also by the material used.
SIGNED CHOPARD, TORTUE EROTIQUE MODEL, REF. 16/2254/476, CASE NO. 416002, MANUFACTURED IN 2004
Chopard. A very fine and unique 18K white gold and grey mother-of-pearl tonneau-shaped self-winding wristwatch with erotic automaton
Signed Chopard, Tortue Erotique model, ref. 16/2254/476, case no. 416002, manufactured in 2004
Cal. Piguet 71 nickel-finished lever movement, 35 jewels, the grey mother-of-pearl dial with Roman numerals on pink chapter ring, in large tonneau-shaped case, the reverse with an applied varicolour gold scene depicting an embracing couple against a mother-of-pearl background, the automaton activated when depressing a button in the crown, 18K white gold Chopard buckle, case, dial and movement signed
36 mm. wide & 43 mm. overall length