London, King Street-South Kensington Offsite sale
26 November 2002
ASPREY, A GOLD, SILVER GILT, MOTHER OF PEARL, LAPIS LAZULI, NEPHRITE, DIAMOND AND RUBY SET DESK TIMEPIECE
signed Asprey, modern.
mechanical movement, rectangular dial set with lapis and mother of pearl depicting a stylised chick hatching from an egg, cabochon ruby set quarter hour markers, diamond set hands, reeded 18ct. gold bezel, nephrite case with silver gilt backplate and strut, 13.6cm x 11cm.
Sold with an Asprey presentation box.
Contact Client Service
New York +1 212 636 2000
London +44 (0)20 7839 9060
Asia +852 2760 1766
No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VAT at 17.5% will be added to the buyer's premium which is invoiced on a VAT inclusive basis
The Impressionist and Modern Art Evening Sale totals £128,081,750, with works by Picasso and a record-breaking Franz Marc painting also achieving top prices
Alastair Smart profiles the life and work of the Pre-Raphaelite artist described by Burne-Jones as ‘the best of us all’ — illustrated with works offered in July