Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces.

Hong Kong, Mar 18, 2017

LOT 173

"HIVAN TSANG" BLACK ONYX AND CORAL CLOCK "Hivan Tsang" Vacheron & Constantin, Genève, movement No. 28891, elaborate case by Verger Frères, No. 7924. Delivered in 1925. Retailed by Lacloche, Paris. Exceptional black onyx, coral, mother-of-pearl, gold, and silver, diamond-set eight-day going Art Deco Chinoiserie desk clock. Accompanied by 2005 Spring Vox Magazine

HKD 900,000 - 1,400,000

USD 120,000 - 182,000 / CHF 120,000 - 182,000

Sold: HKD 1,084,000

Red coral statue of Hivan Tsang sitting on a top of a black onyx temple with carved coral appliqué, black onyxbase and walls, walls and capitals set with diamonds, two black enameled gold doors decorated with a central-carved diamond-set coral plaque representing a tree, opening by depressing the central coral square on the base, hinged black enameled gold door to the rear. Mother-of-pearl inlaid with abalone-shell and gold, forming a lotus flower, stylized applied champlevé black enameled gold Arabic numerals. Black champlevé enameled gold hands. 38 x 23 mm. nickel-plated, 17 jewels, straight line lever escapement, cut-bimetallic compensation balance with over-coiled balance-spring.

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Grading System
Case: 2

Very good

Movement: 3*


Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 2-01

Very good

HANDS Original