- Rare Handcrafts
Manual winding

Dome table clock in cloisonné enamel. Tribute to the Peranakans, the Straits-born Chinese settlers of former British Crown colony Malacca, and drawing on their vibrant art. Design of roses and geometric figures outlined using more than 28 m of 0.2 x 0.6 mm gold wire (weight 53.3 g), the cells thus created were then filled with transparent, opaque, and opalescent enamels in 14 colors. Each element required from 7 to 8 firings at temperatures of about 890°C. The hour circle, adorned with black-enameled Breguet numerals, frames a dial center hand-guilloched under translucent rose pink enamel. Unique piece created to celebrate Singapore’s 50 years since independence. 2015.



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Manual winding


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Manual winding

Overall diameter: 38.65 mm. Height: 3.8 mm. Bridges: 8. Jewels: 20. Power reserve: 50 h max. Balance: Plain with screws. Frequency: 18 000 semi-oscillations per hour (2.5 Hz). Spiral: Breguet. Hallmark: Patek Philippe Seal.

Savoir faire

Rare Handcrafts
The enameler’s techniques

The enameler uses one of four traditional techniques, or perhaps a combination; but rare is she – in the watchmaking world, most enamelers are women – who masters them all.

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