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Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Hong Kong, Oct 27, 2019

LOT 87

GÜBELIN 8-DAY GOING ART DECO DESK-CLOCK, CHINESE-STYLE DÉCOR; GILDED BRASS, BLACK ONYX AND JADEITE (OR NEPHRITE)

Gilded brass, black onyx and jadeite (or nephrite), keyless-winding, vertical rectangular-shape with stepped rounded corners, 8-day going, Art Deco desk-clock. On the right side, a carved stylised Chinese subject showing a father dragon and its son, meaning hope that his child will have a bright future. Purple and green-earth colours flinqué enamel (translucent enamel over guilloché engine-turning) dial with stylised sunburst central pattern.

Brand Gübelin

Year Circa 1930

Calibre  18’’’ (based on Angelus), lever escapement, 3 adjustments

Case No. 23 604

Dimensions 140 x 146 x 50 mm

Signature Dial, Case and Movement

Accessories With Extract from the Archives

HKD 50,000 - 70,000

CHF 5,500 - 8,800 / USD 5,550 - 8,850

TO BE SOLD WITHOUT RESERVE

Sold: HKD 50,000


Grading System
Grade: AAA

Excellent

Case: 3-13

Good

Slightly damaged

Movement: 3-6*

Good

Slightly oxidized

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-01

Good

HANDS Original