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MAGNIFICENT CLOCKS FROM AN IMPORTANT PRIVATE COLLECTION

Patek Philippe "The Magpie's Treasure Nest Clock"
A MAGNIFICENT YELLOW GOLD, SILVER, MULTI-COLORED AGATE, DIAMOND, RUBY, SAPPHIRE, TANZANITE, ROSE QUARTZ, AMETHYST, MOTHER-OF-PEARL AND ROCK CRYSTAL PRESENTATION MASTERPIECE CLOCK MADE IN 1992 REF 2079 MVT 8479 CASE 2984969
Estimate
3,000,0005,000,000
LOT SOLD. 18,040,000 HKD
JUMP TO LOT
2542

MAGNIFICENT CLOCKS FROM AN IMPORTANT PRIVATE COLLECTION

Patek Philippe "The Magpie's Treasure Nest Clock"
A MAGNIFICENT YELLOW GOLD, SILVER, MULTI-COLORED AGATE, DIAMOND, RUBY, SAPPHIRE, TANZANITE, ROSE QUARTZ, AMETHYST, MOTHER-OF-PEARL AND ROCK CRYSTAL PRESENTATION MASTERPIECE CLOCK MADE IN 1992 REF 2079 MVT 8479 CASE 2984969
Estimate
3,000,0005,000,000
LOT SOLD. 18,040,000 HKD
JUMP TO LOT

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Patek Philippe "The Magpie's Treasure Nest Clock"
A MAGNIFICENT YELLOW GOLD, SILVER, MULTI-COLORED AGATE, DIAMOND, RUBY, SAPPHIRE, TANZANITE, ROSE QUARTZ, AMETHYST, MOTHER-OF-PEARL AND ROCK CRYSTAL PRESENTATION MASTERPIECE CLOCK MADE IN 1992 REF 2079 MVT 8479 CASE 2984969
• Swiss B21, quartz movement • mother-of-pearl dial with applied sapphire numerals, diamond-set centerfield, gold and diamond pierced decorated hands, brilliant-cut diamond-set bezel • all housed within a circular yellow gold case, mounted onto a realistically sculptured yellow gold tree with bark-textured finish, the tree itself set within a very substantial piece of natural calcite and fluor, realistically sculptured roots and branches swathed to the base with bark-textured finish, blue, yellow and pink agate flowers blooming in abundance through the green agate foliage, each flower set with diamonds and rubies, bull rushes depicting as black onyx with green agate foliage, ruby-set stamens, amethyst petals with satin-finish green agate foliage, ruby-set stamens, the upper part of the tree with a highly realistic sculptured yellow gold bird's nest, itself containing yellow gold and diamond-set treasures, including a pair of scissors, spectacles, thimble, ruby-set ring and enamel-capped safety pin, all collected by a realistically modeled two color gold Magpie, swooping onto a branch and holding a very large oval-shaped tanzanite from its beak, the upper branches with rose quartz flowers with diamond and ruby-set stamens, with green agate leaves • inner casing, dial and movement signed and stamped PPC and hallmarked, base signed Patek Philippe, Geneva    
height 52 cm, width 34 cm, depth 27 cm
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Catalogue Note

With a Patek Philippe Extract from the Archives confirming production in 1992 and sale on January 4th, 1996.  The Extract additionally states that the clock has diamonds weighing 24.95 carats, sapphires weighing 6.02 carats, rubies weighing 13.17 carats and one massive oval tanzanite weighing an incredible 104.75 carats.  Total weight of the clock is 15.1 kg.  With an associated wooden travelling box

Important Watches including Magnificent Clocks from an Important Private Collection

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Hong Kong