12 April 2006
PATEK PHILIPPE. A FINE AND POSSIBLY UNIQUE GILT BRASS AND ENAMEL SOLAR-POWERED TABLE CLOCK
Signed Patek Philippe, Geneve, "Dôme", Movement No. 874530, Ref. 772, circa 1975
With photo-electric cell circular gilt-finished lever movement, 29 jewels, Gyromax balance, free sprung regulator, the battery recharged by the solar panel, the silvered matte dial with engraved baton numerals on raised gilt chapter ring, the cylindrical case with polychrome cloisonné enamel decoration depicting an abstract vision of a lady within a moonlit landscape after Amadeo Modigliani, signed NF for the enamelist, the solar panel set into the domed revolving top, on three gadrooned feet, case and movement numbered, dial signed
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Accompanied by an Extract from the Patek Philippe Archives.
Please note that this lot is now accompanied by an Extract from the Patek Philippe Archives confirming the date of manufacture as 1971 for this clock, "Le Temps Present".
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