BoucheronCreated by Frederic Boucheron in 1858, Boucheron is built through four generations of direct descendants. Visionary designer and first of the great contemporary jewelers to open a boutique on Place Vendôme, Boucheron embodies excellence in Jewelry, High Jewelry and Watchmaking.
The Boucheron style, free and audacious, continues to create the classics of tomorrow. There are currently more than 66 Boucheron boutiques across the world.
A silver-gilt and malachite clock with polo players, Paris, 1946-1952.
The rectangular plexiglass clock inset with oriental polo players, musicians and emerald cabochons, the dial signed BOUCHERON PARIS DIALDAS LE CAIRE, on malachite rectangular base.
Probably from the royal family of Egypt.
Born in La Chaux-de-Fonds, Switzerland, in 1721, Pierre Jaquet Droz was a mechanical genius and a pioneer in the art of the Haute Horlogerie jewelry watch – a veritable living legend.
Today, the brand is still inspired by his dreams, his extraordinary horological masterpieces, and his quest for innovation, progress and excellence. Operating in the Haute Horlogerie segment, Montres Jaquet Droz SA excels in the art of one-off and very limited-edition items.
One of Jaquet Droz’s strengths is its ability to create custom dial designs to meet its enthusiastic clients’ requirements. The brand’s character and refinement mark out a very special place for it in the world of prestige and luxury watchmaking.
The present watch is fitted with an enamel dial depicting a polo game with two riders on horse back hitting the ball through the goal posts. It has been retained in excellent condition.
An 18 k yellow gold and diamond - set wrist watch with enamel dial depicting a game of polo, circa 1995.
Founded in 1860 in Sonvilier (Switzerland) by Louis-Ulysse Chopard, Chopard produces high precision watches and fine jewelry and stands for innovation, quality craftsmanship and authenticity.
Chopard is best known for making high-quality Swiss watches and jewelry, and its clients have included Tsar Nicholas II of Russia.
"Happy diamonds" Polo 1998. The circular mother-of-pearl face applied with Roman numerals, with a collet-set floating stone and polo player set with brilliant-cut diamonds, to an arched brick link bracelet, length approximately 165mm, signed Chopard, pièce unique.