Introduction

5077P
- Rare Handcrafts
Self-winding


Calatrava wristwatch with miniature enamel dial.. Dial decorated with a falcon-hunting scene in miniature enamel after a painting by Georges Washington (orientalist painter – 1827-1910). The enameler works slowly over time, juxtaposing meticulous touches of enamel to create the detailed image. Between each and every delicate firing, the artist works on it again. The pattern becomes more precise with each firing (up to 15 firings for this piece) revealing colors and depth that intensify gradually. Gold Dauphine hands. Alligator strap with prong buckle. Platinum. Case diameter: 38 mm. Caliber 240. Ultra-thin self-winding movement. Sapphire crystal caseback. Limited edition. 2013.

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Caliber

240
Self-winding

Front Back

240
Self-winding

Diameter: 27.5 mm. Height: 2.53 mm. Parts: 161. Bridges: 6. Jewels: 27. Power reserve: Min. 48 hours. 22K gold off-center mini-rotor Balance: Gyromax®. Vibrations/hour: 21 600 (3 Hz). Balance spring: Spiromax®. Hallmark: Patek Philippe Seal. Patent: CH 595 653.

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Attention to details
Enameling

Enameling, often used by Patek Philippe to decorate cases and dials, is one of the most high-risk of the rare handcrafts. The precarious fusing of powdered glass at ultra-high temperatures can produce heartbreaking disasters but, when successful, the result is luminous beauty, from designs in radiant, jewel-bright colors that will never dull, to lustrous, gently traditional looks.

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