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    Sale 1348

    Important Pocket Watches and Wristwatches

    12 November 2007, Geneva

  • Lot 369

    Cartier. A very fine, rare and unusual 18K gold, nephrite, black onyx, enamel, lacquer and mother-of-pearl 8-day Art Deco desk clock

    SIGNED CARTIER, CASE NOS. 2878 AND 1530, MOVEMENT SIGNED EWC & CO. INC., FRANCE, CIRCA 1925

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    Cartier. A very fine, rare and unusual 18K gold, nephrite, black onyx, enamel, lacquer and mother-of-pearl 8-day Art Deco desk clock
    Signed Cartier, case nos. 2878 and 1530, movement signed EWC & Co. Inc., France, circa 1925
    With circular gilt-finished 8-day lever movement, 15 jewels, the dial consisting of fan-shaped mother-of-pearl sections and floral centre, applied gold Roman numerals, gold hands, the gold bezel with red and black lacquered chapter ring, the square one-piece nephrite case with moulded "coins japonais" or "Japanese" corners, the black onyx handle to the top held by gold and translucent scarlet enamel and black lacquer attachments, case with hand-stamped Cartier reference numbers, dial signed Cartier, movement signed E.W. & C. Co.
    65 mm. wide


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    Accompanied by a matching key.