De Beers - Hong Kong Watch Auction: THREE Hong Kong Monday, November 28, 2016 | Phillips
  • Manufacturer: De Beers
    Year: Circa 2000
    Case No: 1012
    Model Name: Starburst Diamonds 2000
    Material: Brass and diamonds
    Dimensions: 148 mm. high
    Signed: Case signed
    Accessories: With De Beers illuminated stand, fitted presentation box and outer packaging.

  • Catalogue Essay

    With utmost brilliance, the present 24k gold plated brass and diamond-set hour glass timer sparkles with over 2000 natural rough cut diamonds that weigh approximately 36 carats in total. The diamonds are suspended in a silicone fluid with a 10 minute interval. The hourglass is complete with a self-illuminating stand that highlights the diamonds iridescence. The present hourglass is a special edition for Japan and is numbered 1012 of a limited edition of 2000 pieces only.


Lot offered with No Reserve

A rare 24k gold plated brass and diamond-set limited edition 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$75,000

Hong Kong Watch Auction: THREE

Hong Kong Auction 29 November 2016