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  • Manufacturer: Piaget
    Year: Circa 1974
    Reference No: 6865 P 69
    Movement No: 7'315'466
    Case No: 252'006
    Material: 18K yellow gold and tiger's eye
    Calibre: Manual, cal. 9P, 17 jewels
    Dimensions: 33mm Width
    Signed: Case, dial, movement and necklace signed

  • Catalogue Essay

    Piaget was a brand of choice for chic and sophisticated jet-setters of the 1970s. A specialist in the manufacture of ultra-thin mechanical movements, Piaget possessed unique skills that allowed them to use precious hard stones throughout their creations, while keeping their timepieces thin and well proportioned. The brand created daring and imaginative timepieces that could be converted into a lapel watch, pedant and bracelet, among other accessories. These were adorned with gemstones and a plethora of hard stones such as lapis lazuli, coral, or tiger's eye, like the present timepiece.

    The present example is a superb representation of Piaget’s extravagance. This versatile pendant watch is adorned with a silky and lustrous tiger’s eye dial and cabochons on the chain, and is fitting for any chic and elegant event.

  • Artist Biography

    Piaget

    Swiss • 1874

    Creativity, audacity and know-how are the values that gave Piaget its international reputation and allowed the brand to distinguish itself in the world of fine watchmaking and precision. Founder Georges Edouard Piaget established the company in 1874 and manufactured watch movements. While Piaget is famously recognized today for their elaborate wristwatch and bangle designs, they also mastered the marriage of their high-quality, in-house-produced wristwatches and stunning pieces of jewelry.

    Collectors consider the 1970s as Piaget's era of superb creativity and unbounded designs. During this highly creative period, the brand designed an impressive range of cuff and bracelet watches carved in gold and adorned with exotic hard stones. Admired by most as not only jewelry but also true works of art, the firm's hard stone dial watches remain the most iconic, recognizable and desirable among collectors.

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Ref. 6865 P 69
A highly rare and attractive yellow gold and tiger's eye pendant watch

Circa 1974
33mm Width
Case, dial, movement and necklace signed

Estimate
CHF12,000 - 24,000 
€11,100-22,200
$13,100-26,100

Sold for CHF15,120

Contact Specialist

Alexandre Ghotbi
Head of Watches, Continental Europe and the Middle East

41 79 637 1724
[email protected]

The Geneva Watch Auction: XII

Geneva Auction 6 - 7 November 2020