28 Mar '16, 7pm

An exquisite #Rolex ref. 8651 “Champs Elysée” with cloisonné dial from our #GWA3 sale in May https://t.co/aTZvhar2A7

A surprising design, an exquisite cloisonné enamel dial, a historic brand and ultimate rarity make the present lot a trophy watch for the most discerning collectors. The spectacular dial of this masterpiece represents a "Chimere", or Chimera, a winged, dragon-like free breathing animal from Greek mythology with a lion’s head, a goat’s body, and a snake’s tail. The present lot’s dial is a superb example of Marguerite Koch’s artistic talents as an enameller. She worked with dial makers Stern Frères to produce the dials of some of the most sought after Rolex watches to date. To create a cloisonné enamel dial, the artist first marks out the outline of the motifs using a fine gold wire to separate the various enamel regions. The artist then applies various enamel layers depending on the desired colors, while maintaining a very strict order in terms of the nature of the ename...

Full article: http://www.phillipswatches.com/rolex-ref-8651-chimere/

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