• Jewels: The New York Sale, wit auction at Christies

    Sale 2306

    Jewels: The New York Sale, with The Catherine the Great Emerald Brooch and The Emperor Maximilian Diamond

    22 April 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 51

    AN ART DECO DIAMOND, ONYX AND PEARL WRISTWATCH

    Price Realised  

    AN ART DECO DIAMOND, ONYX AND PEARL WRISTWATCH
    With Swiss nickel-finished lever movement, the silver matte square dial with black Roman numerals and blued-steel hands, within a single-cut diamond bezel, joined by rose-cut diamond open links with onyx detail, to the five row seed pearl bracelet, spaced by five rectangular-shaped onyx plaques, each trimmed by rose-cut diamonds, mounted in platinum, circa 1920, 6 5/8 ins., with French assay marks and maker's marks
    Caseback nos. 13338 and 10765, caseback interior and rim no. 10765


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    Although this wristwatch is unsigned, an almost identical wristwatch may be found by referring to: Jader Barracca, Giampiero Negretti, Franco Nencini, Le Temps de Cartier, Wrist International S.r.l., Milan, 1989, page 115