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A magnificent and spectacular 22k and 18k gold, silver, mother-of-pearl
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About the object

• Swiss B21 quartz movement, 13 jewels • finely engined-turned gold dial, diamond-set chapter ring with emerald and ruby applied numerals • bezel set with brilliant-cut diamonds • dial and movement set within a spherical pearl form, finely decorated with mother-of-pearl scalloped inlay, four sculptured yellow gold frolicking seahorses at the quarters, the pearl encased within a magnificent realistically molded yellow gold Oyster shell with textured finish in relief, the shell hinged to open and reveal the dial, inside of the shell further inlaid with mother-of-pearl, the outside further decorated with gold and diamond-set accents, the catch molded as a smaller diamond-set oyster shell, the whole shell resting upon a realistically sculptured gold, rock crystal and diamond-set cascading wave, on a large oval rock crystal base with yellow gold decorated border accented with yellow gold shells and seahorses and set with cabochon aquamarine • case, dial and movement signed and stamped PPC    \nWith a Patek Philippe Extract from the Archives confirming production in 1991 and sale on May 20th, 1992.  The Extract additionally states that the clock is set with diamonds weighing 42.29 carats, cabochon emeralds weighing 0.34 carats and cabochon aquamarine 9.02 carats. The total weight of 22k gold is 1100 grams. The total weight of 18k gold is 2459 grams. The total weight of silver is 1100 grams.  The total weight of the clock is 9.3 kilograms.  With a Patek Philippe presentation box.
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condition

This spectacular clock is in great condition overall, palatial in its design as a contemporary masterpiece of clock design. Some light tarnishing to the gold, but this can be easily cleaned. Dial is clean, movement is in working order. "In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. All dimensions in catalogue descriptions are approximate. Condition reports may not specify mechanical replacements or imperfections to the movement, case, dial, pendulum, separate base(s) or dome. Watches in water-resistant cases have been opened to examine movements but no warranties are made that the watches are currently water-resistant. Please note that we do not guarantee the authenticity of any individual component parts, such as wheels, hands, crowns, crystals, screws, bracelets and leather bands, since subsequent repairs and restoration work may have resulted in the replacement of original parts. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue. In particular, please note it is the purchaser's responsibility to comply with any applicable import and export matters, particularly in relation to lots incorporating materials from endangered species.NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE." **Please be advised that bands made of materials derived from endangered or otherwise protected species (i.e. alligator and crocodile) are not sold with the watches and are for display purposes only. We reserve the right to remove these bands prior to shipping. Important Notice regarding importation into the United States of Rolex watches Sotheby's cannot arrange for the delivery of Rolex watches to the United States because U.S. laws restricts the import of Rolex watches. The buyer or a designated agent may collect the property in the country of sale."

dimensions

Height 18 cm, width 31 cm

consignmentDesignation

Magnificent Clocks from an Important Private Collection


*Note that the price is not recalculated to the current value, but refers to the actual final price at the time the product was sold.

*Note that the price is not recalculated to the current value, but refers to the actual final price at the time the product was sold.


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