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Geneva, Nov 14, 2009

LOT 205

Art Nouveau Diamonds and Sapphires 208 Patek, Philippe & Cie., Genève, movement No.122861, case no. 234749. Made circa 1900. Very fine and rare, Art Nouveau, enamel, sapphire and diamond-set 18K gold keyless pendant watch with matching diamond and sapphire-set gold brooch/necklace fitting signed Shreve & Co. Accompanied by the Extract from the Archives.

CHF 8,000 - 10,000

USD 8,000 - 10,000 / EUR 5,400 - 6,700

Sold: CHF 16,800

C. Four-body, "bassine", covered with translucent blue to gray gradated matte enamel amongst diamond and sapphire set Poppy and whiplash decoration in high relief, the decoration continuing through the bezel and band, inside of case back with engraved dedication. Hinged gold cuvette with engraved monogram D. White enamel, blue Paris numerals, outer minute track outermost Arabic five minutes in red. Gold Louis XV hands. M. 10''', nickel, fausses cotes decoration, 18 jewels, wolf?s tooth winding, moustache straight-line lever escapement, cut bimetallic compensation balance, blued steel flat balance spring, index regulator. Dial, case and movement signed. Diam. 27 mm., length with the fob 65

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Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 3


Movement: 3*


Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-01


HANDS Original