11 June 2004
Patek Philippe. A fine and rare 18K gold and polychrome enamel hunter case keyless lever pendant watch
Signed Patek Philippe & Co., Geneve, No. 32168, circa 1868
With gilt-finished jewelled lever movement, bimetallic compensation balance, wolf's tooth winding, factory engraved gold cuvette, the white enamel dial with Roman numerals, blued steel Breguet hands, the circular case with front lid centered by finely painted polychrome enamel allegorical image of Daytime depicting an angel in blue and pink gown dropping flowers with small cherub on her back carrying a lighted torch, transluscent light pink guilloche enamel background, bordered by finely chaste and engraved floral and foliage motifs, the hinged back centered by finely painted polychrome enamel allegorical image of Night-time depicting an angel in a blue and yellow gown with a green headwrap holding two sleeping cherubs with a third in the dark blue enamel background, bordered by finely chaste and engraved floral and foliage motifs, finely chaste and engraved floral and foliage motif to the band and bow, case numbered and cuvette signed and numbered
37 mm. diam.
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This watch is accompanied by a period fitted presentation box signed by C. Mason Jeweller, Canterbury.
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