31 May 2006
PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN
This lot is offered without a reserve
PIAGET. AN 18K GOLD RECTANGULAR WRISTWATCH WITH BRACELET AND LAPIS LAZULI DIAL
SIGNED PIAGET, CASE NO. 9151 B11 170679, CIRCA 1986
With nickel-finished jewelled lever movement, the lapis lazuli dial with Roman numerals, gilt dauphine hands, in rectangular case with beveled bezel, back secured by four screws, together with an 18k gold Piaget bracelet, case, dial and movement signed
23 mm. wide and 28 mm. overall length; overall length approximately 185 mm.
Contact Client Service
New York +1 212 636 2000
London +44 (0)20 7839 9060
Asia +852 2760 1766
This watch is accompanied by a Certificate of Origin dated 24 April 1986.
This lot is offered without reserve.
On 13 June a selection of watches from The Collection of Mel Blanc, the man who voiced hundreds of cartoon characters, will be offered in New York
Christie’s most ambitious offering of Western art to date adds to strong performance in 18 sales across six days
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
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