• IMPORTANT WATCHES Including A  auction at Christies

    Sale 1369

    IMPORTANT WATCHES Including A CONNOISSEUR'S VISION

    16 November 2009, Geneva

  • Lot 265

    Cartier. A fine and attractive 18K gold, platinum, enamel and diamond-set openface keyless lever pendant watch with matching chain and box

    SIGNED CARTIER, PARIS, CASE NO. 2126, CIRCA 1910

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    Cartier. A fine and attractive 18K gold, platinum, enamel and diamond-set openface keyless lever pendant watch with matching chain and box
    Signed Cartier, Paris, case no. 2126, circa 1910
    Gilt-finished jewelled lever movement, engine-turned cream-coloured dial, Arabic numerals, translucent green enamel on engine-turned radial background decorated circular case, white enamel bezel, rose-cut diamond-set undulating band, snap on back centred by a diamond-set floral motif, matching platinum link chain set with diamonds in sizes, case numbered, dial signed
    27.5 mm. diam.


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    With Cartier red fitted presentation box.

    Other examples of pendant watches signed Cartier are illustrated in Le Temps de Cartier by Jader Barracca, Giampiero Negretti, Franco Nencini, pp. 22 - 24, and in The Cartier Collection - Timepieces, Editions Flammarion, pp. 72 - 82.