12 May 2008
This lot is offered without a reserve
Meylan. An unusual 18K gold tonneau-shaped jump hour wristwatch
Signed C.H. Meylan, Brassus, movement and case nos. 43'314, circa 1920
With tonneau-shaped nickel-finished lever movement, 18 jewels, bimetallic compensation balance, the silvered matte dial with outer Arabic five minute indications, central blued steel minute hand, aperture for the jumping hours at 12 o'clock, subsidiary seconds, in tonneau-shaped case with curved snap on back, case and movement signed
25 mm. wide & 36 mm. overall length
Contact Client Service
New York +1 212 636 2000
London +44 (0)20 7839 9060
Asia +852 2760 1766
This lot is offered without reserve.
Technical innovation, artistry and the culture of fine watchmaking have made Richard Mille a dominant player
How have some of Rolex’s most sought-after sports references appreciated over the years? Our specialists investigate
The estate is famed for the phenomenal longevity and consistent quality of its wines. Illustrated with lots offered in Christie’s Wine Online
Ai Weiwei and Jeff Koons are there, but can you guess the other names — some of them rather less familiar — on our list of influential Instagram feeds?