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

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  • Manufacturer: Piaget
    Year: Circa 1970
    Reference No: 9826 A80
    Movement No: 789'515
    Case No: 301'466
    Material: 18k white gold, diamonds and onyx
    Calibre: Mechanical, 9P2, 18 jewels
    Bracelet/Strap: 18k white gold Piaget bracelet watch, 155 mm. maximum length
    Clasp/Buckle: 18k white gold Piaget folding clasp stamped Piaget
    Dimensions: 24 mm. wide
    Signed: Case, crystal and movement signed

  • Catalogue Essay

    It seems as if Piaget appealed to the texture and appearance of exotic skins for the inspiration of this time piece. The watch features a diamond pavé-set dial that is reminiscent of sting ray leather, perfectly contrasting with the onyx dial, and further highlighted by the diamond-set bezel. Finally, the white gold bracelet is particularly unique, the textured pattern rendered to look like alligator skin.

  • Artist Biography


    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. 9826 A80
A lady's fine and rare white gold and diamond-set oval bracelet watch with onyx dial

Circa 1970
24 mm. wide
Case, crystal and movement signed

HK$50,000 - 80,000 

Sold for HK$50,000

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The Hong Kong Watch Auction: ONE

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