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.
Please note that the minute hand on this lot is now missing. Christie's is pleased to offer to the successful buyer a replacement hand, free of charge. This hand will be hand-made of gold, exactly matching the style, quality and dimensions of the one showing in the catalogue.
Giles Néret, Boucheron Four Generations of a World-Renowned Jeweler, Rizzoli, New York, 1988, page 189, page no. 121
Boucheron, 130 Années de Creation et d'Emotion, Institut de France, Musée Jacquemart-Andre, Paris, 16 September - 31 October 1998
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This clock was manufactured by the Verger workshop for Boucheron in Paris in 1929.