Important Watches including Magnificent Clocks from an Important Private Collection

Auction in Hong Kong

7 April 2013, 7 PM

Hall 5, Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre (New Wing)

1 Expo Drive, Wanchai, Hong Kong

Exhibition on view

4 – 22 March 2013

Monday – Friday, 10 AM – 6 PM

5th floor, One Pacific Place, 88 Queensway, Hong Kong

Scheduled gallery walks by appointment


Tel: +852 2822 8117

Sotheby’s Hong Kong Spring Sales 2013 will highlight Magnificent Clocks From An Important Private Collection, to be offered in the inaugural evening session of the Important Watches sale taking place on 7 April at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre.  The Collection comprises 22 lots, all custom-made over the past 30 years by world-renowned watchmakers and jewellers namely Cartier, Daniel Roth, Gerald Genta, Asprey and, predominantly, Patek Philippe.  Unique, preserved in pristine condition and fresh to the auction market, the entire Collection is estimated to achieve in excess of HK$35 million / US$4.5 million and will be exhibited from 4 to 22 March at Sotheby’s Hong Kong Gallery and from 3 to 7 April at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre

Tim Bourne, Worldwide Head of Watches, says, “This Spring, we will unveil hidden treasures to the world – an extraordinary collection of magnificent modern clocks by the world’s most prestigious watch and jewellery makers.  Never has a collection of Patek Philippe clocks of comparable calibre appeared in the market, making this Collection extremely significant in contemporary clock design.  Fresh to the market and attractively estimated, this tantalising offering will enthral worldwide collectors.  These stunning works of art certainly sing a tune in many people’s hearts and they are sure to find stately homes in many parts of the world.”