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A magnificent and stunning yellow gold, silver, diamond, sapphire
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About the object

• Swiss B21 quartz movement, 13 jewels • mother-of-pearl dial with applied ruby numerals, gold and diamond-set decorative hands, diamond-set bezel to the gold circular case • the dial and movement held from the inside top of a gold birdcage, surmounted by diamonds and yellow sapphires, bulbous upper part with a diamond set border, the cylindrical cage with opening door, the base of the cage set with yellow sapphires and diamonds, the whole on a textured gold bed, with cascading flowers and foliage of pink quartz, diamonds, yellow sapphires, pink sapphires, green chalcedony, lapis lazuli, translucent green enamel, the cage also with two realistically sculptured gold birds, one flying and the other resting, both set with diamonds, sapphires, yellow sapphires, pink sapphires and mother-of-pearl, the large circular base of interspersed rose quartz and lapis lazuli checks • base, dial and movement signed   \nWith a Patek Philippe Extract from the Archives confirming production in 1992 and sale on January 31st, 1994.  The Extract additionally states that the clock has diamonds weighing 47.96 carats, blue sapphires weighing 22.57 carats, yellow sapphires weighing 77.17 carats, emeralds weighing 0.24 carats and tourmaline weighing 12.12 carats. The total weight of the clock is 7.36 kilograms.  With a Patek Philippe presentation box. 
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condition

In absolutely wonderful presentable condition, beautifully and very skillfully constructed. A true gem - everything is in its place and no visible blemishes, dial is clean, movement is in working order. The weight of the clock is approximately 7.5 kg. "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 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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