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    Sale 2061

    New York Jewels

    11 December 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 209

    **AN ART DECO CHALCEDONY, CORAL AND NEPHRITE DESK CLOCK, BY BLACK, STARR & FROST

    Price Realised  

    **AN ART DECO CHALCEDONY, CORAL AND NEPHRITE DESK CLOCK, BY BLACK, STARR & FROST
    Of mechanical movement, the cream oval dial with black Arabic numerals and 18k gold hands, within a carved onyx frame, the domed top set with an oval nephrite plaque, enhanced by sterling silver bands and cabochon coral detail, to the rectangular nephrite base, mounted in 18k gold and sterling silver, circa 1930, (accompanied by a winding key), 4 1/8 x 3 1/8 x 1½ ins., with maker's marks and French assay mark, in a Black, Starr & Frost brown leather fitted case
    Dial signed Black, Starr & Frost, New York, Paris


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    Prospective purchasers are advised that several countries prohibit the importation of property containing materials from endangered species, including but not limited to coral, ivory and tortoiseshell. Accordingly, prospective purchasers should familiarize themselves with relevant customs regulations prior to bidding if they intend to import this lot into another country.