• Important Watches  auction at Christies

    Sale 2212

    Important Watches

    15 December 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 51

    CARTIER. AN 18K GOLD, LAPIS LAZULI AND MOTHER-OF-PEARL DESK CLOCK

    SIGNED CARTIER, MOVEMENT BY CONCORD WATCH COMPANY, MOVEMENT NO. 61N, CASE NO. 450, CIRCA 1958

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    CARTIER. AN 18K GOLD, LAPIS LAZULI AND MOTHER-OF-PEARL DESK CLOCK
    SIGNED CARTIER, MOVEMENT BY CONCORD WATCH COMPANY, MOVEMENT NO. 61N, CASE NO. 450, CIRCA 1958
    Nickel-finished lever movement, 15 jewels, mono-metallic balance, mother-of-pearl dial, applied Roman and disc numerals, circular case, ridged lapis lazuli-set band, supported on four lapis lazuli columns sitting on top a gold and lapis lazuli base with ridged sides, snap on back, dial and case signed by retailer, movement signed by maker
    86mm height


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    A similar watch is illustrated in The Cartier Collection; Timepieces, Chaille, F. and Cologni, F., 2006, p. 431.