A rare 24k gold plated brass and diamond-set glass timer with fitted box and illuminated stand

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De Beers

A rare 24k gold plated brass and diamond-set glass timer with fitted box and illuminated stand

戴比爾斯,罕有,銅鍍24K金及鑽石沙漏時計,附盒子及底座,“Starburst Diamonds 2000”,約2000年製

Circa 2000
148 mm. high
Case signed

Estimate
HK$40,000 - 60,000 •
€4,800-7,200
$5,000-7,500

sold for HK$62,500

Contact Specialist
Sam Hines
Deputy Chairman, Asia and International Head of Watches
++852 6773 9315 shines@phillips.com

  • Manufacturer: De Beers
    Year: Circa 2000
    Model Name: Starburst Diamonds 2000
    Material: 24k gold plated brass and diamonds
    Dimensions: 148 mm. high
    Signed: Case signed
    Accessories: With De Beers illuminated stand and fitted presentation box.

  • Catalogue Essay

    This present hourglass timer contains a cascade of over 2000 natural rough cut diamonds that weigh approximately 36 carats in total. With utmost brilliance, the diamonds are suspended in a silicone fluid with a 10 minute interval. The hourglass is complete with a fitted presentation box and self-illuminating stand which serves to highlight the diamond's iridescence.

801

De Beers

A rare 24k gold plated brass and diamond-set glass timer with fitted box and illuminated stand

戴比爾斯,罕有,銅鍍24K金及鑽石沙漏時計,附盒子及底座,“Starburst Diamonds 2000”,約2000年製

Circa 2000
148 mm. high
Case signed

Estimate
HK$40,000 - 60,000 •
€4,800-7,200
$5,000-7,500

sold for HK$62,500

Contact Specialist
Sam Hines
Deputy Chairman, Asia and International Head of Watches
++852 6773 9315 shines@phillips.com

The Hong Kong Watch Auction: FOUR

Hong Kong Auction 30 May 2017

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