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Important Modern and Vintage Timepieces

Hong Kong, Oct 19, 2012

LOT 127

PATEK PHILIPPE REF.1146 FÊTES DES VENDANGES Patek Philippe, Genève, ?Pièce Unique - Pendulette Dôme Fêtes des Vendanges,? movement No. 1803488, Ref. 1146. Sold on September 22, 1996. Very fine and unique, solar-powered and electromechanical, brass table clock with polychrome cloisonné enamel panels depicting scenes celebrating the grape harvest season and a village. Accompanied by the original fitted box, guarantee, registration card, instruction manual, brochure, and magazine (International Wrist Watch 1995).

C. Cylindrical brass with panels and domed top, entirely polychrome cloisonné enameled with scenes of women harvesting grapes surrounded by two panels representing a village, the solar cells on top of the dome, case raised on 3 ribbed feet. D. Matte off-white with applied brushed gilt chapter ring with radial black Roman numerals and Calatrava half-hour indexes. Gilt and black skeleton hands. M. Cal. 17???, solar-powered by photoelectric cell with lithium battery back-up, driving a remontoir train, winding the barrel spring, 29 jewels, straight line lever escapement, cut bimetallic balance, self-compensating Breguet balance spring, swan-neck micrometer regulator. Dial and movement signed. Dim. 22 x 12.5 cm.

HKD 400,000 - 600,000

USD 50,000 - 80,000 / EUR 40,000 - 60,000

Sold: HKD 980,000

Grading System
Case: 2

Very good

Movement: 2*

Very good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 1-01

As new

HANDS Original