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    Sale 2121

    RARE JEWELS AND GEMSTONES: THE EYE OF A CONNOISSEUR(CANCEL)

    15 April 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 1069

    A SUPERB ART DECO ROCK CRYSTAL, ONYX, DIAMOND AND LAPIS LAZULI FOUNTAIN DESK CLOCK, BY LACLOCHE FRERES

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    A SUPERB ART DECO ROCK CRYSTAL, ONYX, DIAMOND AND LAPIS LAZULI FOUNTAIN DESK CLOCK, BY LACLOCHE FRERES
    The dial, designed as a carved rock crystal fountain, set with a carved black opal fish with cabochon ruby eyes to mark the hours, within a black onyx chapter ring with rose-cut diamond Arabic numerals, the fluted lapis lazuli bowl with five carved black onyx grotesques spouting carved rock crystal fountains of water, supported by fluted black onyx legs on a stepped lapis lazuli and black onyx hexagonal base, mounted in silver and gold, circa 1928, 6 x 5 3/8 x 5 3/8 ins., with French assay marks, in a Verger - Lacloche fitted leather case
    Signed Lacloche for Lacloche Frères


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    Post Lot Text

    This clock was manufactured by the Verger workshop for Lacloche Frères in 1928.