De Beers - The Hong Kong Watch Auction: ONE Hong Kong Monday, November 30, 2015 | Phillips

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  • Manufacturer: De Beers
    Year: Circa 2000
    Case No: 644
    Model Name: Starburst Diamonds 2000
    Material: Brass and diamonds
    Dimensions: 148 mm. high
    Signed: Case signed
    Accessories: With De Beers instruction manual and fitted presentation box.

  • Catalogue Essay

    Ethereal and luminous, the De Beers hourglass features over 2000 natural rough cut diamonds that weigh approximately 36 carats in total. The stand is self-illuminating, which serves to highlight the diamonds’ iridescence. The hourglass itself is made of brass, and plated in 24K yellow gold.

    The present hourglass is a special limited edition piece and is numbered 644 of a limited edition series of 2000 pieces.


Lot offered with No Reserve

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

Circa 2000
148 mm. high
Case signed

HK$50,000 - 70,000 

Sold for HK$75,000

Contact Specialist

Thomas Perazzi
Head of Watches, Asia
+852 2318 2001

Ziyong Ho
+852 9386 2032

Jill Chen
+852 2318 2033

The Hong Kong Watch Auction: ONE

Hong Kong Auction 1 December 2015 11am