View full screen - View 1 of Lot 2186. Patek Philippe | Reference 823/003, A unique, highly important and exceptional yellow gold hunting case watch with double sided enamel miniature, painted by Madame Marthe Bischoff after a painting by Carle Vernet, retailed by Gübelin and accompanied by original Certificate of Origin, sales invoice and presentation box, Made in 1976 | 百達翡麗 | 型號823/003  獨一無二、非常重要及非凡黃金獵殼懷錶,配 Madame Marthe Bischoff 摹 Carle Vernet 油畫作品的雙面微繪琺瑯,由 Gübelin 發行,附帶原廠證書、收據及盒子,1976年製.
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Patek Philippe | Reference 823/003, A unique, highly important and exceptional yellow gold hunting case watch with double sided enamel miniature, painted by Madame Marthe Bischoff after a painting by Carle Vernet, retailed by Gübelin and accompanied by original Certificate of Origin, sales invoice and presentation box, Made in 1976 | 百達翡麗 | 型號823/003 獨一無二、非常重要及非凡黃金獵殼懷錶,配 Madame Marthe Bischoff 摹 Carle Vernet 油畫作品的雙面微繪琺瑯,由 Gübelin 發行,附帶原廠證書、收據及盒子,1976年製

Estimate:

2,400,000

to
- 4,800,000 HKD

Patek Philippe | Reference 823/003, A unique, highly important and exceptional yellow gold hunting case watch with double sided enamel miniature, painted by Madame Marthe Bischoff after a painting by Carle Vernet, retailed by Gübelin and accompanied by original Certificate of Origin, sales invoice and presentation box, Made in 1976 | 百達翡麗 | 型號823/003 獨一無二、非常重要及非凡黃金獵殼懷錶,配 Madame Marthe Bischoff 摹 Carle Vernet 油畫作品的雙面微繪琺瑯,由 Gübelin 發行,附帶原廠證書、收據及盒子,1976年製

Patek Philippe | Reference 823/003, A unique, highly important and exceptional yellow gold hunting case watch with double sided enamel miniature, painted by Madame Marthe Bischoff after a painting by Carle Vernet, retailed by Gübelin and accompanied by original Certificate of Origin, sales invoice and presentation box, Made in 1976 | 百達翡麗 | 型號823/003 獨一無二、非常重要及非凡黃金獵殼懷錶,配 Madame Marthe Bischoff 摹 Carle Vernet 油畫作品的雙面微繪琺瑯,由 Gübelin 發行,附帶原廠證書、收據及盒子,1976年製

Estimate:

2,400,000

to
- 4,800,000 HKD

Lot sold:

5,620,000

HKD

Patek Philippe

百達翡麗


Reference 823/003

A unique, highly important and exceptional yellow gold hunting case watch with double sided enamel miniature, painted by Madame Marthe Bischoff after a painting by Carle Vernet, retailed by Gübelin and accompanied by original Certificate of Origin, sales invoice and presentation box, Made in 1976 

型號823/003

獨一無二、非常重要及非凡黃金獵殼懷錶,配 Madame Marthe Bischoff 摹 Carle Vernet 油畫作品的雙面微繪琺瑯,由 Gübelin 發行,附帶原廠證書、收據及盒子,1976年製

附帶證書、Gübelin 收據、懷錶文獻、盒子及後補資料庫精萃


Dial: white

Caliber: cal. 17-140 mechanical, 18 jewels

Movement number: 893'171

Case: 18k yellow gold, hinged back

Case number: 320'042

Size: 46 mm diameter

Signed: case, dial and movement

Accessories: Patek Philippe Certificate of Origin, Gübelin invoice, product literature explaining the commission of enamels and presentation box. Furthermore delivered with Patek Philippe Extract from the Archives confirming production of the present watch with white dial and Roman numerals in 1967 and its subsequent sale on December 1976

The movement is in working condition at the time of cataloguing. The dial is preserved in excellent overall condition. The miniatures are beautifully hand painted with exceptional colours and details. They are extremely accurate to the painting before them. The gold case is tarnished and can be easily cleaned. There is one extremely minor loss below the bow to one side. An exceptional watch overall, and one of only 3 known double sided pocket watches. 


Please note that the movement has not been tested for the accuracy of time and may need a service at the buyer's expense. Sotheby's does not guarantee the future working of the movement and we do not guarantee the authenticity of any individual component parts since subsequent repairs and restoration work may have resulted in the replacement of original parts.


You are advised that watch straps or bands made of materials derived from endangered or otherwise protected species (i.e. alligator or crocodile) are not sold with the watch and we reserve the right to remove these straps or bands prior to shipping. Furthermore, the watch may not come with its original manufacturers strap or band.


Prospective bidders should review the Conditions of Business, Authenticity Guarantee, the Guide for Prospective Buyers, and any Important Notice in the sale catalogue.


"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."

For another miniature enamel by Madame Marthe Bischoff, please see Patek Philippe Museum, Volume II, page 375.