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    Sale 2121

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

    15 April 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 1042

    AN ART DECO ENAMEL AND GOLD POCKETWATCH, BY BOUCHERON

    Estimate

    AN ART DECO ENAMEL AND GOLD POCKETWATCH, BY BOUCHERON
    The octagonal light blue enamel case with applied dark blue and green enamel leaves in a spiral design, set with a central faceted cabochon sapphire, within a bluish green enamel foliate surround, the reverse watch, with gilt-finished lever movement, 18 jewels, the circular silvered dial with black Arabic numerals and blued-steel hands, with a bluish green enamel pendant hoop, mounted in 18k gold, circa 1920, with French assay mark, in a Boucheron brown leather fitted case
    Dial signed Boucheron, caseback no. 68839


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    Literature

    Giles Néret, Boucheron Four Generations of a World-Renowned Jeweler, Rizzoli, New York, 1988, page 89

    Judith Price, Masterpieces of Twentieth Century French Jewelry from American Collections, Running Press, Philadelphia, 2006, page 72


    Exhibited

    Boucheron, 130 Années de Creation et d'Emotion, Institut de France, Musée Jacquemart-Andre, Paris, 16 September - 31 October 1998


    Post Lot Text

    This watch was made by Verger for Boucheron, order number 68839.