Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces
New York, September 30, 2015
CHOPARD REF. 4144 "HAPPY SPORT" YELLOW GOLD DIAMOND & RUBY Chopard, "Happy Sport," case No. 397615, Ref. 4144. Made in circa 2000. Fine, center seconds, water-resistant, 18K yellow gold diamond and ruby quartz wristwatch with date and an 18K yellow gold Chopard buckle.
Three body, solid, polished, case back with 4 screws, stepped bezel cabochon-set with 33 rubies, bezel, sides and lugs set with 64 round diamonds, 4 diamonds and 3 rubies set in collets moving freely between two sapphire crystals, cabochon ruby-set winding crown and lug ends. Pink mother-of-pearl with painted radial Roman quarters, outer seconds/minute track, aperture for the date at 6. Yellow gold epée hands. With quartz standardization.