• Lot 117

    Cartier. A fine, rare and unusual silver, jadeite, nephrite, enamel and ruby-set Art Deco desk timepiece with original box

    SIGNED CARTIER, MADE IN FRANCE, CASE NUMBERED 2131, 2615 AND 1008, MOVEMENT SIGNED EUROPEAN WATCH & CLOCK CO., CIRCA 1925

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    Cartier. A fine, rare and unusual silver, jadeite, nephrite, enamel and ruby-set Art Deco desk timepiece with original box
    Signed Cartier, Made in France, case numbered 2131, 2615 and 1008, movement signed European Watch & Clock Co., circa 1925
    With nickel-finished jewelled lever movement, winder and hour setting crown in the black lacquer back, nephrite dial surmounted by a silver gilt and ochre enamel chapter ring with Roman numerals, circular carved jadeite ring set with cabochon rubies and engraved curved silver plaques, all pivoting between two silver-mounted nephrite columns with green hardstone finials, on rectangular silver-mounted nephrite base set with ribbed green hardstone decoration, case numbered, dial signed Cartier, movement signed European Watch & Clock Co., Inc.
    131 mm. wide & 111 mm. high


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    With Cartier original fitted red leather presentation box.

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