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Important Modern and Vintage Timepieces

Hong Kong, Jun 23, 2012

LOT 256

PATEK PHILIPPE, REF. 1312, CRANE DANCE Patek Philippe, Genève, Pièce Unique - Pendulette Dôme, Ref. 1312, Made in the 1990?s. Very fine and unique, solar-powered and electro-mechanical, brass table clock with polychrome cloisonné enamel panels depicting bamboo and dancing cranes. Accompanied by a fitted service box and 2009 service receipt.

C. Cylindrical brass with panels and domed top, entirely polychrome cloisonné enameled with cranes, the solar cells on top of the dome, case raised on 3 ribbed feet. Lower right panel signed ELP. D. White with applied gilt chapter ring with radial Roman numerals and Calatrava cross indexes, applied enameled matching spandrels. Pierced black and gilt hands. M. Cal. 17???, solar-powered by photoelectric cell with lithium battery backup, driving a remontoir train, winding the barrel spring, 29 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, Gyromax 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 52,000 - 80,000 / EUR 40,000 - 60,000

Sold: HKD 1,220,000

Grading System
Case: 1

As new

Movement: 1

As new

Dial: 1-01

As new

HANDS Original