12 May 2008,
Price Realised CHF 11,250
Estimate CHF 6,000 - CHF 9,000
Cartier. A fine and unusual 18K gold and enamel 8-day miniature travel clock with fitted box
Signed Cartier, France, no. 694, movement signed Majestic Watch Co., manufactured in 1928
With nickel-finished eight-day lever movement, 15 jewels, the engine-turned silvered matte dial with baton numerals, blued steel hands, in rectangular case with two hinged shutters to the front, black enamel geometrical decoration to the front, engraved initials to the back, the shutters opened to reveal large black enamel Roman numerals on the case and inside shutters, winder on top, case numbered 0694, dial signed Cartier, movement signed Majestic Watch Co.
45 mm. high
New York +1 212 636 2000
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Hong Kong +852 2760 1766
Shanghai +86 21 6355 1766
Accompanied by a fitted presentation box and Cartier Certificate of Authenticity No. 2287 dated 19 November 1996.
Similar models of Cartier Art Deco clocks are illustrated in Le Temps de Cartier by J. Barracca, G. Negretti, F. Nencini, p. 177.