27 May 2009
This lot is offered without a reserve
GOLD, PLATINUM, ENAMEL, DIAMOND AND PEARL-SET OPENFACE KEYLESS PENDANT WATCH WITH MATCHING CHAIN
SIGNED PATEK PHILIPPE & CIE., GENEVA, SWITZERLAND, MOVEMENT 166216, CASE 273710, MANUFACTURED IN 1911
Calibre 10''', 18 jewels, under cuvette with engraved inscription, white enamel dial, Dauphine numerals, four-part case in 18k gold, bassine-style, translucent guilloched enamel, snap on case back decorated with diamonds and platinum filigree, surrounded by a platinum, pearl and diamond-set filigree outer frame, pearl-set crown, with matching enamel link chain, case, cuvette, dial and movement signed
Diameter: 41 mm., length of chain: 560 mm.
Contact Client Service
New York +1 212 636 2000
London +44 (0)20 7839 9060
Asia +852 2760 1766
Tel: +852 2978 9920
With Patek Philippe Extract from the Archives confirming dates of manufacture and sale.
This lot is offered without reserve.
Great works of art, magnificent jewels, exquisite watches, rare wines and more that have thrilled us in the half-century since Christie’s opened its doors in Geneva
Christie's Hong Kong Spring Auctions sale series brings together masterworks across Chinese works of art and paintings, Asian 20th-century and contemporary art and jewels, watches, wine and handbags
Christie’s specialist Patrick Hofstetter on the essential attributes that ensure the Daytona’s enduring popularity with collectors
A striking example in the storied Calatrava line, the ref. 2526 was the first Patek Philippe wristwatch with an automatic movement
Daphne Lingon, Head of Jewellery at Christie’s in New York, on the 'dramatic' ring with which David Rockefeller proposed to Peggy in 1940
A guide to arguably South America’s most famous artist, whose work addresses everything from domestic life to bullfighting