*Patek Philippe 1970 Paris by George L'Enfant Paillette braided bracelet in solid 18 kt yellow gold
Braided bracelet designed by George L'Enfant for Patek Philippe.
An impressive one-of-a-kind Paillette bracelet created in Paris France at the end of the 1960's. It was crafted at the atelier of George L'Enfant in solid braided textured yellow gold of 18 karats.
The design of this piece is composed by 7 oval elements connected by 7 cushioned links and suited with a hinged push lock and a flexible slash for extra security, all with the same iconic textured patterns.
Have a total weight of 119.75 Grams and a total lenght of 8 Inches and fit very comfortable in a wrist up to 7.5 Inches (19 Cm).
The width measure is 42 mm (1.65 Inches).
Stamped, with beautiful hallmarks, two times, with different French maker's mark GL for George L'Enfant, the gold assay hallmark and signed, "PP & Co. .750".
Note: Curiously this bracelet is stamped with two different marks from George L'Enfant, one used pre 1950's and the other post 1960’s period.
Note: This is an unique piece and we cannot track any other similar like this but, similar works has been also produced for the houses of Cartier and Van Cleef & Arpels, see figures.
Note: These braided pattern is named in the collection as Paillette D'Or.
Literature: Jacques L'Enfant, 1996, Le Livre De La Chain, edition SCRIPTAR, PARIS, Pp-69-71 for others similar designs of the Paillette D'Or patterns.
An extremely rare collector's pieces in perfect condition, with no previous repairs and with all the aged rich vintage patina intact.
INVENTORY REF: B0000MNMNN/2.878