Patek Philippe "The Royal Blue - Masterpiece Dome Clock", An Extraordinary And Majestic Baroque Style Yellow Gold, Silver, Diamond, Lapis Lazuli And Translucent Royal Blue Enamel Exhibition Quality Dome Clock, 1980, Ref. 1191 (Est. Hk$2 – 3 Million / Us$260,000 – 380,000)
Welch "Patti V.P." Mantel Clock, Circa 1875. This is a Welch , Spring and Co. " Patti V.P. " with an 8 day cathedral gong that has rare " Patti " type movement. The beautiful rosewood case still has its original finish and a great label. The clock has fancy blue and white sandwich glass with a pendulum gold leaf decoration on the glass. The clock is in working order. One of the most collectible shelf clocks of the Victorian period. The dimensions of this clock are 19 " x 12 " x 6 ". 8 Days
Beijing's Top 10 : Forbidden City Collections - Clocks and watches Arguably the finest of the many and varied palace collections, the clocks and watches fill the Fengxian Pavilion in the southeastern corner of the eastern Inner Court. The size and creativity involved in some of the pieces – which are primarily European – is astonishing.
A large gilt-mounted rosewood musical grande sonnerie table clock, Rome, circa 1750 9¾-inch dial chased with wild dogs amidst foliate scrolls, the centre with subsidiary dials for strike/silent and tune selection, the arch with moon aperture enclosed by concentric lunar and terrestrial date rings, the three train movement with five baluster pillars, rare Chevalier de Béthune escapement with silk suspension