De Beers - The Hong Kong Watch Auction: TWO Hong Kong Monday, May 30, 2016 | Phillips

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  • Manufacturer: De Beers
    Year: Circa 2000
    Model Name: Starburst Diamonds 2000
    Material: Brass and diamonds
    Calibre: 148 mm. high
    Dimensions: 148 mm. high
    Signed: Case signed
    Accessories: With De Beers illuminated stand, fitted presentation box and outer packaging.

  • Catalogue Essay

    This present hourglass timer contains a cascade of over 2000 natural rough cut diamonds that weigh approximately 36 carats in total. The hourglass is complete with a self-illuminating stand that highlights the diamonds iridescence. This elegant reversible timer measures approximately 10 minutes. Offered in well preserved condition, this hourglass gives a sense of novelty and uniqueness.


Lot offered with No Reserve

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

Circa 2000
148 mm. high
Case signed

HK$40,000 - 60,000 

Sold for HK$62,500

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The Hong Kong Watch Auction: TWO

Hong Kong Auction 31 May 2016