ROLEX. AN 18K GOLD, ENAMEL AND GEM-SET CHINESE LANTERN LAPEL-WATCH

Lot №: 51694
Estimate: $6,191 - 8,255
26 April 2004
Sold price
$7,399
Hong Kong

Description

ROLEX. AN 18K GOLD, ENAMEL AND GEM-SET CHINESE LANTERN LAPEL-WATCHSigned Rolex, circa 1955 Cal. 282, with nickel-finished lever movement, 17 jewels, the gilt dial with Roman and applied dot numerals, hinged into the back of a stylised lantern enamelled with red shou, the Chinese character for longevity, against a vivid blue enamel ground, the hood set with 6 circular rubies, a pear-shaped citirne dangling from each scrolled corner and terminal, surmounted by a ring of lapis coloured enamel beads, suspended from a bar brooch with circular sapphire detail and diamond-set terminals, case, dial and movement signedOverall height 62 mm.